Special Issue "Guidelines and Evolving Concepts in the Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)"

A special issue of Journal of Clinical Medicine (ISSN 2077-0383). This special issue belongs to the section "Cardiology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2021).

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Giuseppe Andò
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Guest Editor
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: acute coronary syndrome; percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI); guidelines; oral anticoagulants (OAC); atrial fibrillation
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Dr. Francesco Costa
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Guest Editor
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: acute coronary syndrome; percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI); guidelines; dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT); risk scores; high bleeding risk patients
Dr. Antonio Micari
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Guest Editor
Department of Biomedical, Dental, Morphological and Functional Imaging Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: acute coronary syndrome; percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI); carotid artery disease; peripheral artery disease; drug-eluting balloons; structural cardiac interventions

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

There has been considerable progress in the management of ACS over the last twenty years. The understanding of the pathophysiology of intracoronary thrombosis from plaque erosion or rupture has paved the way for the evaluation of potent antithrombotic agents in the setting of ACS. Progressive developments in techniques and technologies for percutaneous coronary intervention have dramatically improved procedural effectiveness and safety and patients’ outcomes. However, acute presentations of coronary artery disease and their late consequences remain a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. While guidelines issued by scientific societies 1) summarize and evaluate available evidence to facilitate clinicians in their decision making for daily practice and 2) provide quality indicators to evaluate the implementation of proposed recommendations, continuously evolving research introduces new diagnostic algorithms and challenges therapeutic concepts. The present Special Issue has been conceived to provide an overview of the latest evidence in the field of ACS, focusing on both diagnostic and therapeutic advances and highlighting their implications for patients’ prognosis. Therefore, we welcome the submission of review articles as well as original research papers dealing with the topics of diagnostic and therapeutic advances in patients with ACS.

Dr. Giuseppe Andò
Dr. Francesco Costa
Dr. Antonio Micari
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  • high-sensitivity cardiac troponins
  • cardiogenic shock
  • ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)
  • non-st-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS)
  • coronary artery disease
  • dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT)
  • oral anticoagulants (OAC)
  • atrial fibrillation

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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