Suspected acute coronary syndrome patients with diabetes and normal troponin-I levels are at risk for early and late death: Identification of a new high-risk acute coronary syndrome population.

@article{Marso2006SuspectedAC,
  title={Suspected acute coronary syndrome patients with diabetes and normal troponin-I levels are at risk for early and late death: Identification of a new high-risk acute coronary syndrome population.},
  author={Steven P. Marso and David M. Safley and John A. House and Todd Tessendorf and Kimberly J. Reid and John A Spertus},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={
          1931-2
        }
}
C linicians use a variety of methods (1,2) to risk stratify patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACSs). Based on elevated risk, patients are often triaged to an aggressive strategy, including early angiography (3,4) and upstream use of intravenous glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors (5–7). The current American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Unstable Angina and Non-ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction do not… CONTINUE READING

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