Management and outcomes of acute ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction at a tertiary-care hospital in Sri Lanka: an observational study

@inproceedings{Bandara2015ManagementAO,
  title={Management and outcomes of acute ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction at a tertiary-care hospital in Sri Lanka: an observational study},
  author={Ruwanthi Bandara and Arjuna Medagama and Ruwan Munasinghe and Nandana P. Dinamithra and Amila Subasinghe and Jayantha Herath and Mahesh Ratnayake and Buddhini Imbulpitiya and Ameena Sulaiman},
  booktitle={BMC cardiovascular disorders},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Sri Lanka is a developing country with a high rate of cardiovascular mortality. It is still largely dependent on thrombolysis for primary management of acute myocardial infarction. The aim of this study was to present current data on the presentation, management, and outcomes of acute ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) at a tertiary-care hospital in Sri Lanka. METHODS Eighty-one patients with acute STEMI presenting to a teaching hospital in Peradeniya, Sri Lanka… CONTINUE READING
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