Safety and feasibility of patient transfer by helicopter for primary percutaneous coronary intervention.

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AIM Delayed treatment of patients undergoing transfer for primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) may reduce treatment benefits compared with fibrinolysis at the referring institution. We evaluated the feasibility of helicopter transfer of Whangarei patients to Auckland City Hospital for PPCI… (More)

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@article{White2012SafetyAF, title={Safety and feasibility of patient transfer by helicopter for primary percutaneous coronary intervention.}, author={Jonathon M. White and R. Howard and Richard Goldsmith and N. Harrison and Samuel P Johanson and Mark W. I. Webster and Jim T Stewart and John A Ormiston and Peter N. Ruygrok}, journal={The New Zealand medical journal}, year={2012}, volume={125 1362}, pages={47-59} }