What Is ACS?

Q:
What Is the Acute Coronary Artery Syndrome?
A:  
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a syndrome resulting from the decreased blood flow in the coronary arteries. As a result, your heart muscle can’t work properly or directly dies. The death rate is one in three.

Chest pain is the most common symptom. Acute coronary syndrome features three clinical manifestations: STEMI, 30%; NSTEMI, 25% or unstable angina (38%).

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