Acute coronary syndrome

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Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a syndrome (a set of signs and symptoms) caused by low blood flow in the coronary arteries such that part of the heart muscle.[1] The most common symptom is chest pain.[2]

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  1. Amsterdam, E. A.; Wenger, N. K.; Brindis, R. G.; Casey, D. E.; Ganiats, T. G.; Holmes, D. R.; Jaffe, A. S.; Jneid, H.; Kelly, R. F.; Kontos, M. C.; Levine, G. N.; Liebson, P. R.; Mukherjee, D.; Peterson, E. D.; Sabatine, M. S.; Smalling, R. W.; Zieman, S. J. (23 September 2014). "2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines". Circulation. 130 (25): e344–e426. doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000134. PMID 25249585.
  2. Goodacre S, Pett P, Arnold J, Chawla A, Hollingsworth J, Roe D, Crowder S, Mann C, Pitcher D, Brett C (November 2009). "Clinical diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome in patients with chest pain and a normal or non-diagnostic electrocardiogram". Emergency Medicine Journal. 26 (12): 866–870. doi:10.1136/emj.2008.064428. PMID 19934131. Archived from the original on 2017-04-05.