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Aggressive versus conservative therapy in unstable angina.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10384834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In patients with unstable angina, non-Q-wave, and Q-wave myocardial infarction, atherosclerotic plaque rupture leads to a variable amount of platelet adhesion and aggregation, vasoconstriction, and partially or totally occlusive thrombus formation. This article focuses on the role of aggressive (routine angiography and revascularization) versus conservative (maximal medical therapy, with catheterization and revascularization reserved for those with spontaneous or provable ischemia) management of the patient with unstable angina.
Authors:
R A Lange; L D Hillis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0733-8651     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  1999 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-08-05     Completed Date:  1999-08-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  387-99, x     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angina, Unstable / blood,  mortality,  radiography,  therapy*
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary
Coronary Angiography
Humans
Prognosis
Survival Rate
Thrombolytic Therapy
Treatment Outcome
Troponin I / blood
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Troponin I

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