Recommendations on percutaneous coronary intervention for the reperfusion of acute ST elevation myocardial infarction.

@article{Montalescot2004RecommendationsOP,
  title={Recommendations on percutaneous coronary intervention for the reperfusion of acute ST elevation myocardial infarction.},
  author={Gilles Montalescot and Henning Rud Andersen and David Antoniucci and Amadeo Betriu and Menko Jan de Boer and Lars Grip and Franz Josef Neumann and Martin Terry Rothman},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2004},
  volume={90 6},
  pages={
          e37
        }
}
Little information is currently available from the various societies of cardiology on primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Since primary PCI is the main method of reperfusion in AMI in many centres, and since of all cardiac emergencies AMI represents the most urgent situation for PCI, recommendations based on scientific evidence and expert experience would be useful for centres practising primary PCI, or those looking to establish a primary PCI… CONTINUE READING

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