Outcome of myocardial infarction in patients treated with aspirin is enhanced by pre-hospital administration.

@article{Barbash2002OutcomeOM,
  title={Outcome of myocardial infarction in patients treated with aspirin is enhanced by pre-hospital administration.},
  author={Israel Moshe Barbash and Dov Freimark and Shmuel Gottlieb and Hanoch Hod and Yonathan J Hasin and Alexander Battler and Eugene Crystal and Shlomi Matetzky and Valentina Boyko and Lori Mandelzweig and Solomon M Behar and Jonathan Leor},
  journal={Cardiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={141-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Reducing time to reperfusion therapy is one of the goals in the management of acute myocardial infarction (AMI). We assessed the association between timing of aspirin administration and outcome of patients with AMI. PATIENTS We studied 922 consecutive AMI patients with ST-segment elevation in Killip class I-III on admission. Patients were divided into two groups based upon the timing of emergency aspirin administration: before (early aspirin users) or after (late aspirin users… CONTINUE READING
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