Complex Case: High-Risk Acute Coronary Syndrome

  • Timothy Watson
  • Hee Hwa Ho
  • Paul Jau Lueng Ong
Part of the Clinical Cases in Interventional Cardiology book series (CCIC)


A 68-year-old man with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, hyperlipidemia, and peripheral arterial disease was admitted for non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction. He had known CAD and had previously undergone PCI to the mid- and proximal LAD on separate occasions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Timothy Watson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hee Hwa Ho
    • 1
  • Paul Jau Lueng Ong
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyTan Tock Seng HospitalSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Faculty of Medical and Health SciencesThe University of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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