Acute coronary syndrome (GCS) refers to the period of the disease in which there is a risk of development or the presence of some myocardial damage.
The introduction of the term "coronary syndrome" is necessary, as a sharp attack on the heart occurs quite often and requires careful observation by doctors.
OCD and risk factors
Acute coronary syndrome is a sudden and severe condition requiring intensive care to avoid getting into a sharp, sharp heart attack. The risk factors for the occurrence of ACS are:
- age. The risk of acute coronary heart disease increases with age. More than 80% of people suffering from cardiovascular diseases are over 60 years old;
- floor. Men are more at risk for developing coronary heart disease;
- Heredity and genetic factors. Increases the risk of GCS such diseases as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes;
- Ethnic and racial affiliation. The most prone to cardiovascular diseases are African-Americans due to obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure.
Forecast, course and treatment of acute coronary syndrome
The course and prognosis of acute coronary syndrome is highly dependent on some factors: the extent of the damage and the presence of some burdensome causes, such as, for example, arterial hypertension, diabetes mellitus, elderly age, heart failure, and others. It also depends on the speed and completeness of the provision of medical care. Therefore, in case of suspicion of such a disease as a coronary syndrome, an acute ischemic attack requires thorough diagnosis and treatment.
Treatment for OCS involves several measures, such as: