Talk:Acute coronary syndrome
Couple of fixes, and questions
The first link is dead. I did fix a typo in a wikilink.
As far as lab tests, I'd certainly be interested in more detail. While I recognize troponin is the gold standard, what is the current role of CK-MB and myoglobin?
Does Prinzmetal's Variant qualify for ACS?
Howard C. Berkowitz 17:09, 23 July 2008 (CDT)
While I see it's a MeSH definition, I'd seriously question angina pectoris being defined as precordial pain on rest; the practical definition is exertional.
What, then, differentiates angina of effort from Prinzmetal's variant? Howard C. Berkowitz 16:36, 2 December 2009 (UTC)
1st 24 hours
Could you contextualize this
In patients without ST-segment elevation on the electrocardiogram, urgent angioplasty may occur anytime within the first 24 hours according to a randomized controlled trial
How does thrombolysis compare? Is it better to use alteplase and the like within the first 6-12 hours maximum rather than PTCA? PTCA v. CABG? Howard C. Berkowitz 17:29, 31 October 2010 (UTC)