Summary

  • Most commonly presents with chest pain and/or dyspnea, although atypical symptoms may be present.
  • Initial risk stratification and management depends on the clinical features and ECG.
  • ECG typically shows ST segment depression and T-wave inversion, but may be normal.
  • Acute management includes antiplatelet and antithrombotic therapy to reduce the extent of myocardial damage and complications.
  • Long-term management includes reduction of risk factors and medication to prevent recurrence.

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