What is the initial treatment approach in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (non-STE-ACS, NSTEMI, MI, heart attack)?

Updated: May 07, 2019
  • Author: A Maziar Zafari, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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Although patients presenting without ST-segment elevation (non-STE-ACS) are not candidates for immediate administration of thrombolytic agents, they should receive anti-ischemic therapy and may be candidates for PCI urgently or during admission.


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