ISBN 9780824701406,Acute Coronary Syndromes

Acute Coronary Syndromes



Continuum International Publishing Group

Publication Year 1998

ISBN 9780824701406

ISBN-10 0824701402


Number of Pages 628 Pages
Language (English)

Computer software

Addressing acute coronary syndromes (ACS) from classic ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (MI) and non-Q (non ST-segment elevation) MI to unstable angina, this unique resource offers authoritative, systematic reviews of recent advances in the pathophysiological, diagnostic, and therapeutic continuum of ACS. Written by 40 leading international experts in the field who provide state-of-the-art knowledge leading to improved patient care, Acute Coronary Syndromes elucidates techniques and implications of Troponin measurement of ACS discusses the management of heparin in ACS elaborates on the role of stenting describes new trials in platelet IIb/IIIa therapy and antithrombins synthesizes data from all large-scale randomized trials presents up-to-the-minute information on fibrinolytic agents for acute MI and more! Supplemented with nearly 2400 useful references, tables, drawings, photographs, and micrographs, this incomparable volume is indispensable for cardiologists, internists, epidemiologists, molecular and cell biologists, pharmacologists, emergency room personnel, and graduate and medical school students in these disciplines.