[Acute coronary syndromes].

@article{Elbaz2008AcuteCS,
  title={[Acute coronary syndromes].},
  author={M Elbaz and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Roncalli},
  journal={La Revue du praticien},
  year={2008},
  volume={58 14},
  pages={1527-37}
}
Given how serious coronary pathologies can be, any chest pain must automatically be considered as an acute coronary syndrome. This single term covers acute coronary syndromes with elevation of the ST segment, conventionally called STEMI. They have to be treated as emergencies for diagnosis and treatment. Reperfusion by thrombolysis or angioplasty is carried out without delay in the framework defined by the recommendations. The survival and functional prognosis of the patient depend on how… CONTINUE READING

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