TITLE

Primary angioplasty or thrombolysis?a topical parable

AUTHOR(S)
Bogaty, Peter; Brophy, James M.
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/22/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7450, p1257
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Debates the use of angioplasty versus thrombolysis in the management of acute myocardial infarction. Presentation of a fictional history of the treatment of myocardial infarction; Discovery that streptokinase, a bacterial enzyme, could dissolve human blood clots; Comparison of throbolysis to primary angioplasty.
ACCESSION #
13161981

 

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