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Pocket Guidelines on Chronic Coronary Diseases

ESC Pocket Guidelines

Coronary Artery Disease (Chronic)
CV Surgery - Coronary Arteries

Publication Date: 2019

Chairperson: Juhani Knuuti & William Wyns

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Table of Contents

  • ESC classes of recommendations and level of evidence
  • Preamble
  • Introduction
  • Patients with angina and/or dyspnoea and suspected coronary artery disease
    • Step 1: Symptoms and signs
    • Step 2: Comorbidities and other causes of symptoms
    • Step 3: Basic testing
    • Step 4: Assessment of pre-test probability and clinical likelihood of CAD
    • Step 5: Selecting appropriate testing
    • Step 6: Assessment of event risk
    • Lifestyle management
    • Pharmacological management
    • Revascularization
  • Patients with new-onset of heart failure or reduced left ventricular function
  • Patients with long-standing diagnosis of chronic coronary syndromes
  • Angina without obstructive disease in the epicardial coronary arteries
  • Screening for coronary artery disease in asymptomatic subjects
  • Chronic coronary syndromes in specific circumstances
    • Hypertension.
    • Valvular heart disease
    • After heart transplantation
    • Cancer
    • Diabetes mellitus
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • Elderly
    • Sex
    • Refractory angina