Current outcome of acute coronary syndromes: data from the Zurich-Acute Coronary Syndrome (Z-ACS) Registry

@inproceedings{Ghadri2013CurrentOO,
  title={Current outcome of acute coronary syndromes: data from the Zurich-Acute Coronary Syndrome (Z-ACS) Registry},
  author={Jelena R. Ghadri and Milosz Jaguszewski and Annahita Sacron and Pascal Pfister and Asim Siddique and Philipp A. Kaufmann and Christophe Alexander Wyss and Lukas Altwegga and Willibald Maiera and Roberto Cortia and Thomas F. L{\"u}schera and Christian Templina},
  year={2013}
}
Summary Background: Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) encompasses ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST-segment myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and unstable angina (UA). Although initially a syndrome with a poor prognosis, the advent of acute percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), with novel stents and anticoagulation therapy, as well as the establishment of acute chest pain units, has to a great extent improved the outcome for patients with ACS. Objective: The aim of the… CONTINUE READING

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