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ACS

or A.C.S.,

1. American Cancer Society.
2. American Chemical Society.
3. American College of Surgeons.
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* A review of the Acute Coronary Syndrome products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
[USPRwire, Tue Sep 30 2014] Global Markets Direct's, 'Acute Coronary Syndrome - Pipeline Review, H2 2014', provides an overview of the Acute Coronary Syndrome's therapeutic pipeline.
SILVER SPRING, MD.--Collection of missing data and additional analyses from a large study on ri-varoxaban failed to convince a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel to recommend approval of the anticoagulant drug for acute coronary syndrome.
Kounis syndrome, which is an entity of allergic reaction-associated acute coronary syndrome, is defined as allergic angina/allergic myocardial infarction.
In another study, khat users presenting with acute coronary syndrome had worse in-hospital and one-year outcome, as compared with non-users (3).
In addition, controversial data exist with regard to the combined use of myoglobin in the early rule out of AMI in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome (13-15).
Adding a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), such as Nexium or Prilosec, to antiplatelet medications, such as aspirin and clopidogrel (Plavix) prescribed for heart attack or unstable angina for patients admitted to the Emergency Department, increased the risk of recurrent hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome or death, a study reported in the Mar.
OBJECTIVE: We sought to evaluate the association between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and the severity and prognosis of acute coronary syndromes. METHODS: From October 2003 to September 2004, a sample of 6 hospitals located in several urban and rural Greek regions was selected, and almost all survivors after an acute coronary syndrome were enrolled into the study (2,172 patients were included in the study; 76% were men and 24% women).
-- Women with acute coronary syndrome had more severe symptoms, but viewed them as less severe, compared with their male counterparts, based on the results of a study by David P.
For patients with acute coronary syndrome, measurement of troponins T or I has been shown to identify patients at increased risk for adverse events (MI and death) in both the short term (presentation to about 40 days later), and long term (greater than 6 months after the index event).
The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance announced results from the Phase 4 AUGUSTUS trial evaluating Eliquis (apixaban) versus vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) and recent acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and/or undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
During the study, the team of researchers, led by Professor Rob Storey analysed blood plasma samples from more than 4,300 patients with acute coronary syndrome as they were discharged from hospital.

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