[Early management of unstable coronary artery disease. Coronary angiography is the first measure in high-risk patients].

Unstable coronary artery disease is currently the major cause of admissions to coronary intensive care units, accounting for 30-40 per cent of cases. The underlying cause is rupture of an atherosclerotic plaque, coronary blood flow being impeded by a superimposed thrombus. New and more effective antithrombotic drugs are becoming increasingly available… CONTINUE READING