A comparison of rescue and primary percutaneous coronary interventions for acute myocardial infarction: a multicenter registry report of 9,371 patients.

@article{Mattos2004ACO,
  title={A comparison of rescue and primary percutaneous coronary interventions for acute myocardial infarction: a multicenter registry report of 9,371 patients.},
  author={Luiz Alberto Piva Mattos and Amanda Guerra de Moraes Rego Sousa and Ibraim Maschiarelli Pinto and Expedito Ribeiro da Silva and Jos{\'e} Klauber Carneiro and Jos{\'e} Sousa and Jos{\'e} Armando Mangione and Paulo Henrique Caramori and Valter Correa Lima and Ronaldo Rocha Loures Bueno},
  journal={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={82 5},
  pages={
          440-4, 434-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To perform a comparative analysis of in-hospital results obtained from AMI patients who underwent rescue or primary PTCA. METHODS From the Brazilian Interventional National Registry (CENIC), we selected all consecutive patients who underwent a percutaneous coronary intervention for myocardial infarction (< 24 hours), between 1997 and 2000, analyzing those undergoing a rescue (n=840) or a primary (n=8,531) procedure, and comparing their in-hospital results. RESULTS Rescue patients… CONTINUE READING

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