Annals of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

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Rapid Communication - Annals of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (2022) Volume 5, Issue 3

Administration procedures and results of Intense Coronary Disorder (ACS) in patients with atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common cardiac arrhythmia occurring in an estimated 2.7 to 6.1 million people in the United States. The risk factors for the development of AF are very similar to those for developing coronary artery disease, and AF is often associated with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) and acute Myocardial Infarction (MI) Anticoagulation is usually required both for the treatment of MI, as well as for cerebral vascular accident prevention from AF-induced thromboembolism. Often patients require triple-therapy for optimal treatment of both conditions, and special considerations for bleeding risk must be analyzed. Acute coronary syndrome is a term used to describe a range of conditions associated with sudden, reduced blood flow to the heart. Acute coronary syndrome often causes severe chest pain or discomfort. It is a medical emergency that requires prompt diagnosis and care. The goals of treatment include improving blood flow, treating complications and preventing future problems.

Author(s): Elena Arbelo

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