Pre-hospital 12 lead ECG to triage ST elevation myocardial infarction and long term improvements in door to balloon times: The first 1000 patients from the MonAMI project.


BACKGROUND Pre-hospital ECG is one strategy to improve door to balloon times (D2BT), however its long term effectiveness to sustain reductions in D2BT has not been evaluated. METHODS From 2007 to 2011 we conducted a prospective interventional study involving 1000 patients undergoing primary PCI (PPCI) at a single tertiary referral institution to determine… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.hlc.2013.07.014


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