Acute Coronary Syndrome: Why My Own Treatment Approach Has Changed

Douglas S. Paauw, MD


June 17, 2020

A 74-year-old man with a history of atrial fibrillation (AF) presented acutely to an emergency department with new-onset chest pain. He was determined to be experiencing a myocardial infarction and underwent cardiac catheterization with placement of a stent in his right coronary artery. He is now being discharged home on the novel oral anticoagulant apixaban and atorvastatin.


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