Risk Prediction in AMI Shock: Goldilocks and the Search for "Just Right".

@article{Pinto2017RiskPI,
  title={Risk Prediction in AMI Shock: Goldilocks and the Search for "Just Right".},
  author={Duane S Pinto and Edward Wilson Grandin},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={69 15},
  pages={1921-1923}
}
C ardiogenic shock (CS) complicates acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in 5% to 9% of cases. Despite advances, mortality rates in AMI CS remain at 40% to 50% (1,2). Nearly 2 decades ago, the SHOCK (Should We Emergently Revascularize Occluded Coronaries for Cardiogenic Shock) trial demonstrated a benefit for early revascularization in patients presenting with… CONTINUE READING