Chapter 5. Special Considerations in Acute Coronary Syndromes

  1. Eli V. Gelfand Director of Ambulatory Cardiology2 and
  2. Christopher P. Cannon Senior Investigator Associate Professor3,4,5
  1. Jason Ryan Assistant Professor of Medicine1 and
  2. Eli V. Gelfand Director of Ambulatory Cardiology2

Published Online: 9 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470745465.ch5

Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes

Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes

How to Cite

Ryan, J. and Gelfand, E. V. (2009) Special Considerations in Acute Coronary Syndromes, in Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes (eds E. V. Gelfand and C. P. Cannon), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470745465.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 3

    TIMI Study Group, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 4

    Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  4. 5

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Cardiology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA

  2. 2

    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470725573

Online ISBN: 9780470745465

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Keywords:

  • acute coronary syndromes - special considerations;
  • glycemic control in diabetics with ACS;
  • sample insulin sliding scale for diabetics with ACS;
  • metabolic syndrome (MetS) and ACS;
  • chronic kidney disease (CKD);
  • preventative measures for contrast-induced nephropathy;
  • myocardial ischemia and infarction - cocaine use complications;
  • ACS in patients with normal coronary arteries or mild CAD;
  • myocarditis - for inflammation of myocardium

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Secondary unstable angina

  • Acute coronary syndrome in patients with diabetes mellitus

  • Metabolic syndrome and ACS

  • Chronic kidney disease in ACS

  • Young patients with ACS

  • ACS in the setting of cocaine use

  • ACS in patients with normal coronary arteries or mild CAD

  • Myocarditis

  • Acute transient apical ballooning syndrome

  • Postoperative ACS

  • ACS in a pregnant woman

  • Hyperthyroidism and ACS

  • ACS in patients exposed to radiation

  • Trauma and ACS

  • References