Antithrombotic therapy before, during and after emergency angioplasty for ST elevation myocardial infarction.

Abstract

The first three hours after symptom onset hold the maximum potential for myocardial reperfusion and salvage in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients. During this period timely primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) or, when PPCI is not promptly feasible, pre-hospital administration of fibrinolyis or a glycoprotein IIb/IIIa-inhibitor… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/2048872615590148

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@article{Savonitto2017AntithromboticTB, title={Antithrombotic therapy before, during and after emergency angioplasty for ST elevation myocardial infarction.}, author={Stefano Savonitto and Giuseppe Massimiliano De Luca and Patrick Goldstein and Arnoud van T' Hof and Uwe Zeymer and Nuccia Morici and Holger Thiele and Gilles Montalescot and Leonardo Bolognese}, journal={European heart journal. Acute cardiovascular care}, year={2017}, volume={6 2}, pages={173-190} }