Direct Transfer, Shorter Onset-to-Balloon Time, and Better Clinical Outcome in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction.

@article{Higuma2015DirectTS,
  title={Direct Transfer, Shorter Onset-to-Balloon Time, and Better Clinical Outcome in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction.},
  author={Takumi Higuma and Hiroyuki Hanada and Ken Okumura},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={79 9},
  pages={1897-9}
}
recommends hospitals providing primary PCI to STEMI patients should treat patients within 90 min of first contact with the medical system or admission to hospital. This guideline also emphasizes the desirability of a total ischemic time of 2 h.1 Delay in the diagnosis and treatment of STEMI has been assorimary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) reduces the mortality and morbidity of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) compared with traditional thrombolytic therapy. The… CONTINUE READING

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