• If the angioplasty catheter is inserted into the femoral artery in the groin, the individual is instructed to lie flat and keep the affected leg straight for at least six hours. (faqs.org)
  • Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a term given to a group of symptoms. (empowher.com)
  • is given to all patients suspected of acute coronary syndrome. (empowher.com)
  • If you have signs or symptoms associated with acute coronary syndrome, an emergency room doctor will likely order several tests. (mayoclinic.org)
  • The information from these two tests - as well as your signs and symptoms - is used to make a primary diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome. (mayoclinic.org)
  • This test is done only when there are no signs of acute coronary syndrome or another life-threatening heart condition when you are at rest. (mayoclinic.org)
  • To the Editor: We read with interest the meta-analysis by Indermuehle A et al which reported that drug-eluting balloon (DEB) appears to show great promise for in-stent restenosis (ISR), and could reduce the risk for major adverse cardiac events (MACE) compared with plain balloon angioplasty (BA)or implantation of drug-eluting stent. (bmj.com)
  • It reduces the risk for MACE compared with plain balloon angioplasty or implantation of a Taxus Liberte drug-eluting stent. (bmj.com)