Thursday, August 18, 2016

Lecture: Acute Coronary Syndromes, Part (Overview and Non-STE-ACS) and Part 2 (STEMI)


Here is a pdf of all the slides (parts I and 2).
This contains some extra slides which were "hidden" in the presentation.


Part 1: Overview and Non-ST Elevation ACS







Part 2: ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction





9 comments:

  1. Hello Dr. Smith

    Truly amazing and informative lectures. I was looking forward to the power point PDF which is currently not working. Hopefully it will be fix soon. I am a great fan of yours. Certainly this lecture like the rest of your lectures requires multiple hearing and this is my day one.

    Thank you
    LLeon NP

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  2. Thank you very much for both useful information and revision of some points. I look forward to further postings.

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  3. What a pleasure having a lecture from Dr Smith. he made great contributions in the field and improve lots the Sgarbossa criteria. is like having lectures from a "Celebrity".
    You are the Man!!! thanks

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  4. tom fiero , ED merced.October 17, 2017 at 9:34 PM

    Steve, extremely helpful ; very neatly and clearly presented. it is interesting. we rarely use ticagrelor in our shop. we need to transfer all our "hearts" to a nearby center, and the FMC to PCI is mostly greater than 90 minutes, so we give TNK. i haven't used IV plavix for years. i wonder if that is regional, or have i been providing less than optimal care?
    however, parts I and II of your lecture is extraordinarily helpful
    thank you
    tom

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    1. Tom,
      I don't think there is IV Plavix. The recommendation is to give po plavix with lytics. And if the patient will then go to PCI, he/she will need plavix or ticagrelor, and only plavix is proven safe with lytics (though probably both are)
      Steve

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  5. Thanks a lot for a wonderful summary of current guidelines!! Amazing presentation!! Very helpful to me.

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  6. Astonishing. Needs to hear this lecture a number of times to absorb the amazing amount of data.

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