Update on acute coronary syndromes: the pathologists' view.

@article{Falk2013UpdateOA,
  title={Update on acute coronary syndromes: the pathologists' view.},
  author={E. Falk and Masataka Nakano and Jacob Fog Bentzon and Aloke Virmani Finn and Renu Virmani},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 10},
  pages={
          719-28
        }
}
Although mortality rates from coronary heart disease in the western countries have declined in the last few decades, morbidity caused by this disease is increasing and a substantial number of patients still suffer acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and sudden cardiac death. Acute coronary syndrome occurs as a result of myocardial ischaemia and its manifestations include acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina. Culprit plaque morphology in these patients varies from thrombosis with or without… CONTINUE READING

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