Acute coronary syndrome: emerging tools for diagnosis and risk assessment.

@article{Scirica2010AcuteCS,
  title={Acute coronary syndrome: emerging tools for diagnosis and risk assessment.},
  author={Benjamin M. Scirica},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 14},
  pages={1403-15}
}
Acute coronary syndrome encompasses a broad and heterogeneous population that challenges the clinician at each step of treatment in terms of: 1) diagnosis; 2) appropriate risk stratification; 3) therapeutic decision making; and 4) monitoring response to therapy. Although there are many established tools for diagnosis, prognosis, and clinical decision making, understanding the advantages and limitations of each tool according the clinical scenario is essential. Several emerging tools, such as… CONTINUE READING

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