Acute coronary syndrome or ACS is defined as a sudden, reduced blood flow to the heart. ACS is seen in ST-segment myocardial infarction (STEMI), non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) or unstable angina
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Myocardial infarction (MI), is used synonymously with coronary occlusion and heart attack, yet MI is the most preferred term as myocardial ischemia causes acute coronary syndrome (ACS) that can result in myocardial death.