Management of acute chest pain in the emergency department

With the collaboration of the Acute Cardiovascular Care Association (ACCA)

Chairpersons: C.J. Vrints, F. Weidinger
React@PCR moderator: R. Bhindi

Learning Objectives

  • To be updated on current modalities for diagnosis of patients with acute chest pain in the emergency department
  • To discuss risk stratification and selection of optimal treatment for these patients
  • To compare the relative value of computed tomography-angiography and invasive coronary angiography in patients with suspected ACS

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Introduction and objectives
  • Management of acute chest pain in the emergency department
  • Rapid rule-in and rule-out of myocardial infarction using high sensitivity troponin
  • Coronary anatomy should be assessed in every patient by coronary computed tomography-angiography
  • Coronary anatomy should be assessed in every patient by invasive coronary angiography
  • Take-home message