Prehospital thrombolytic therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.

  • John S Geddes
  • Published 2003 in Journal of the American College of Cardiology
The results of the ER-TIMI (Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction) 19 trial (1) provide yet another building block in the case for prehospital administration of thrombolytic agents to patients presenting with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (MI). These results reflect as accurately as possible the contemporary impact on time to… CONTINUE READING