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Acute Coronary Syndrome Summary

Description: An episode of MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA that generally lasts longer than a transient anginal episode that ultimately may lead to MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION.

Also Known As: Acute Coronary Syndromes; Coronary Syndrome, Acute; Coronary Syndromes, Acute; Syndrome, Acute Coronary; Syndromes, Acute Coronary

Networked: 8800 relevant articles (528 outcomes, 1876 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Acute Coronary Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. clopidogrel (Plavix) : 97 outcomes 268 studies in 964 results : FDA 7
  2. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid) : 60 outcomes 136 studies in 712 results : FDA 80 Generic
  3. Glycoproteins (Glycoprotein) : 45 outcomes 134 studies in 460 results : IBA
  4. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 41 outcomes 103 studies in 370 results : FDA 74 Generic
  5. prasugrel : 41 outcomes 85 studies in 274 results : IBA
  6. Enoxaparin (Lovenox) : 26 outcomes 75 studies in 177 results : FDA 2 Generic
  7. Platelet Membrane Glycoprotein IIb : 25 outcomes 36 studies in 166 results : IBA
  8. eptifibatide (Integrilin) : 23 outcomes 58 studies in 138 results : FDA 1
  9. bivalirudin (Angiomax) : 21 outcomes 45 studies in 115 results : FDA 1
  10. tirofiban (Aggrastat) : 20 outcomes 43 studies in 126 results : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Acute Coronary Syndrome

  1. Myocardial Infarction
  2. Hemorrhage
  3. Stroke (Strokes)
  4. Coronary Artery Disease (Coronary Atherosclerosis)
  5. Unstable Angina
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Key Therapies for Acute Coronary Syndrome

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  1. Stents : 29 outcomes 88 studies in 500 results
  2. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 17 outcomes 43 studies in 212 results
  3. Drug-Eluting Stents : 8 outcomes 21 studies in 119 results
  4. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery) : 7 outcomes 41 studies in 227 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 5 outcomes 22 studies in 151 results
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