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Acute Coronary Syndromes

  • Alan Davies
  • Alwyn Scott
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Abstract

Although the heart pumps blood around the entire body, it too requires a supply of blood, oxygen and nutrients to perform its action as a pump. The heart gets its blood supply from the coronary arteries (Fig. 10.1).

Keywords

Coronary Heart Disease Chest Pain Acute Coronary Syndrome Heart Attack Unstable Angina 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Davies
    • 1
  • Alwyn Scott
    • 2
  1. 1.PlymouthUK
  2. 2.Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation TrustCambridgeUK

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