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Three cases of patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome are presented. The importance of the clinical evaluation is stressed in relation to ECG changes and determinations of new necrosis markers.
Until recently the therapeutic approach in patients with acute coronary syndrome without ST-segment elevation focused on medical stabilization. Usually cardiac catheterization and revascularisation were performed later only if the stabilized patient had provoked ischemia. Since angioplasty became safer with the introduction of coronary stents, and since new… (More)
Cardiogenic shock (CS), defined as forward failure combined with systolic blood pressure < 90 mm Hg and reduced organ perfusion despite adequate volume loading, still has a grim prognosis with mortality rates of 80-100% if the causes are left untreated. The most frequent conditions underlying CS are acute myocardial infarction, acute and severe aortic or… (More)