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What does UCAD stand for?

UCAD stands for Unstable Coronary Artery Disease

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used samples from the FRISC (Fast Revascularisation during Instability in Coronary Artery Disease) study to compare the performance of the Liaison cardiac troponin I assay (DiaSorin) in unstable coronary artery disease (2).
The Spectroscopic Assessment of Coronary Lipid (SPECTACL) study, aimed at demonstrating that spectra obtained in the coronaries of 125 patients with stable and unstable coronary artery disease are similar to postmortem specimens, is still ongoing.
This suggests that PAPP-A, like many other inflammatory markers, is involved in plaque remodeling (1-3) and that the shift from stable to unstable coronary artery disease does not depend on the types of involved molecules, but on the magnitude of the inflammatory response.
Major risk factors for perioperative cardiovascular events include unstable coronary artery disease, decompensated heart failure, high-grade atrioventricular block, symptomatic ventricular arrhythmias in patients with heart disease, uncontrolled supraventricular arrhythmias, and severe valvular disease.