Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 6–9

Unstable angina

  • William H. Wehrmacher
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12019-004-0018-y

Cite this article as:
Wehrmacher, W.H. Compr Ther (2004) 30: 6. doi:10.1007/s12019-004-0018-y


Properly treated unstable angina and non-Q wave myocardial infarction have low hospital mortality, but untreated, mortality is high. Symptoms and labs usually suffice for diagnosis. Abnormal physical findings are rarely helpful and oftern absent. Careful surveillance and management substantially reduce long-term risks.

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© Humana Press Inc. 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • William H. Wehrmacher
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyLoyola University Medical CenterMaywood

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