Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 20th, 2005
According to the report from the United States, "The acute coronary syndromes (ACS), consisting of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-STEMI (NSTEMI), and unstable angina, remain a leading cause of death in the United States. Through the process of atherothrombosis, underlying atherosclerosis can progress to an acute ischemic coronary event. This disease mechanism is also common to ischemic stroke and peripheral arterial disease."
J.J. Cavendish and colleagues of the U.S. Navy continued, "As ACS is a heterogeneous...
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