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The prior two chapters discussed anti-platelet and anti-thrombin therapies for the treatment of ACS. Together they form the foundation for ACS management, especially during reperfusion therapy. However, other therapies, such as statins, beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors are also important. These therapies not only help to limit infarct size and reduce recurrent myocardial infarction, but also improve survival.
KeywordsPercutaneous Coronary Intervention Acute Coronary Syndrome Acute Myocardial Infarction Statin Therapy Recurrent Myocardial Infarction
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