ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME (ACS) TYPES, SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT OPTIONS
- Angina- Poor blood supply to the heart for a small period is called angina. It can last over a period of time and can be treated with oral medications. Patient having known CAD carry their oral medications all the time.
- Non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI): In such infractions the ECG does not record any changes. In such scenarios chemical markers are used to diagnose it
- ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI): Blockage in the supply of blood for a long period affect the heart muscle to a large extent. ECG and chemical markers show immediate changes.
ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME (ACS) SYMPTOMS
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Excessive sweating
- Pain from the chest to the arms
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