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Authors/Task Force Members: Christian W. Hamm (Chairperson) (Germany)*, Jean-Pierre Bassand (Co-Chairperson)*, (France), Stefan Agewall (Norway), Jeroen Bax (The Netherlands), Eric Boersma (The(More)
BACKGROUND Although coronary artery bypass grafting is generally preferred in symptomatic patients with severe, complex multivessel, or left main disease, some patients present with clinical features(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE We evaluate the association of emergency department (ED) length of stay with use of guideline-recommended therapies for acute treatments and clinical outcomes. Prolonged ED stays(More)
A periprocedural myocardial infarction, defined as the advent of new Q-waves or a creatine kinase-MB elevation >83 normal has been previously validated as predictive of subsequent mortality. We(More)
This document was developed by a consensus conference initiated by Kristian Thygesen, MD, and Joseph S. Alpert, MD, after formal approval by Lars Rydén, MD, President of the European Society of(More)