International Guidelines on Acute Coronary Syndrome: Practical Application and Current News in Cardiology

  • Giacomo Chiarandà
  • Giuseppa Strano
  • Angela Lazzaro
  • Marta Chiarandà


For the last few years, the main scientific international societies have enacted guidelines regarding the treatment of acute coronary syndrome (ACS), with the aim of promoting the best diagnostic and therapeutic methods in cardiology. These guidelines have been frequently revised according to scientific evidence of randomized clinical studies [1, 2]. Among other issues, they have addressed the use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors, low-molecular-weight heparin, the prescription of clopidogrel, and criteria for the selection of patients for very aggressive or less aggressive early treatment.


Acute Coronary Syndrome Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome Acute Coronary Syndrome NSTE Myocardial Infarction Registry Current News 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giacomo Chiarandà
    • 1
  • Giuseppa Strano
    • 1
  • Angela Lazzaro
    • 1
  • Marta Chiarandà
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiology Operative Unit, Muscatello HospitalAUSL 8 SyracuseAugusta (SR)Italy

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