Reperfusion treatment of ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction.

  title={Reperfusion treatment of ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Flavio Luciano Ribichini and Valeria Ferrero and William Wijns},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular diseases},
  volume={47 2},
Reperfusion treatment of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is one of the medical interventions with the largest potential for saving human lives, independently of age and gender. An attempt to reopen an acutely occluded coronary artery can be done within a wide array of possibilities, from the simple administration of aspirin to the combination of drugs and complex coronary artery interventions. Fibrinolytic drugs and aspirin represent the easiest way to attempt reperfusion and… CONTINUE READING
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