What are the potential complications of acute coronary syndrome (ACS)?

Updated: Sep 30, 2020
  • Author: David L Coven, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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Potential complications of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) include the following:

  • Ischemia: Pulmonary edema

  • Myocardial infarction: Rupture of the papillary muscle, left ventricular free wall, and ventricular septum

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