• Vol. 39 No. 3, 161–162
  • 15 March 2010

Acute Coronary Syndrome: from Epidemiology to Treatment


The term “acute coronary syndrome” (ACS) was introduced a decade ago to describe a spectrum of conditions resulting in acute myocardial ischaemia. It comprises unstable angina (UA), non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) and ST-segment myocardial infarction (STEMI).

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