Comparison of the clinical and morphologic characteristics of culprit lesions in unstable angina and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Heart Asia, 04/06/2012

Clinical characteristics of patients with acute coronary syndrome including enzyme rising cannot predict the extent of coronary artery involvement and the morphology of culprit lesions. The only exception was the higher incidence of intracoronary thrombus in patients with non–ST–elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) as compared with unstable angina (UA).

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