Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in patients with acute ST elevation myocardial infarctions in the East Bohemian region over the period 2002-2004.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Early reperfusion by direct percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with ST segment elevation acute myocardial infarctions (STEMI) with an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) reduces hospital and longterm mortality. AIMS Evaluating the significance of direct PCI for the short-term (discharge from acute hospitalization) and 1-year… (More)

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