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2019 Guidelines on Chronic Coronary Syndromes

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a pathological process characterized by atherosclerotic plaque accumulation in the epicardial arteries, whether obstructive or non-obstructive. This process can be modified by lifestyle adjustments, pharmacological therapies, and invasive interventions designed to achieve disease stabilization or regression. The disease can have long, stable periods but can also become unstable at any time, typically due to an acute atherothrombotic event caused by plaque rupture or erosion. However, the disease is chronic, most often progressive, and hence serious, even in clinically apparently silent periods. The dynamic nature of the CAD process results in various clinical presentations, which can be conveniently categorized as either acute coronary syndromes (ACS) or chronic coronary syndromes (CCS). The Guidelines presented refer to the management of patients with CCS.

Coronary Artery Disease (Chronic)
CV Surgery - Coronary Arteries


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 2019
 doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehz425
 2019
 doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehz825
 2019
 CCS
 2019
 Questions & Answers 2019 CCS Guidelines
 2019
 
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 2019
 Pocket Guidelines App
 2019
 2019 Slides on CCS
Previous version available to download
 2013
 Eur Heart J 2013;34:2949–3003 - doi:10.1093/eurheartj/eht296
 2013
 Web Addenda
 2014
 Corrigendum SCAD