Incidence and Risk Factors of Ventricular Fibrillation Before Primary Angioplasty in Patients With First ST‐Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Nationwide Study in Denmark

@inproceedings{Jabbari2015IncidenceAR,
  title={Incidence and Risk Factors of Ventricular Fibrillation Before Primary Angioplasty in Patients With First ST‐Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Nationwide Study in Denmark},
  author={Reza Jabbari and Thomas Engstr\om and Charlotte Glinge and Bjarke Risgaard and Javad Jabbari and Bo Gregers Winkel and Christian Juhl Terkelsen and Hans‐Henrik Tilsted and Lisette Okkels Jensen and Mikkel Engelbrecht Hougaard and Stephanie E. Chiuve and Frants Pedersen and Jesper Hastrup Svendsen and Stig Hauns\o and Christine M. Albert and Jacob Tfelt‐Hansen},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND We aimed to investigate the incidence and risk factors for ventricular fibrillation (VF) before primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) among patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in a prospective nationwide setting. METHODS AND RESULTS In this case-control study, patients presenting within the first 12 hours of first STEMI who survived to undergo angiography and subsequent PPCI were enrolled. Over 2 years, 219 cases presenting with VF before… CONTINUE READING
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