Procedural success versus clinical risk status in determining discharge of patients after primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Heggunje2004ProceduralSV,
  title={Procedural success versus clinical risk status in determining discharge of patients after primary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Prabhakara Shetye Heggunje and Kishore J Harjai and Gregg Whitney Stone and R. H. Mehta and Dominic L Marsalese and Judith A. Boura and William W O'neill and Cindy Lee Grines},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={44 7},
  pages={1400-7}
}
OBJECTIVES We evaluated whether patients' clinical status, angioplasty success, or both, should guide discharge after primary angioplasty (i.e., percutaneous coronary intervention [PCI]) for acute myocardial infarction (AMI). BACKGROUND Current guidelines do not address a discharge strategy for AMI patients undergoing successful PCI. METHODS Patients who underwent PCI in Primary Angioplasty in Myocardial Infarction (PAMI) studies (N = 3,188) were classified as "high clinical risk" if they… CONTINUE READING

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