Postconditioning in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a systematic review, critical appraisal, and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials

@inproceedings{Abdelnoor2014PostconditioningIS,
  title={Postconditioning in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a systematic review, critical appraisal, and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials},
  author={Michael Abdelnoor and Irene Sandven and Shanmuganathan Limalanathan and Jan Eritsland},
  booktitle={Vascular health and risk management},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE We aimed to summarize the evidence from randomized clinical trials studies examining the efficacy of ischemic postconditioning (IPost) in ST-elevation myocardial infarction. DESIGN The study was a systematic review and critical appraisal, with meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. MATERIALS AND METHODS We searched the literature. A total of 21 randomized clinical trials were identified. Both fixed effect and random effects models were used to synthesize the results of… CONTINUE READING