A shot in the arm for shock to the heart

Kent, Heather
January 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/11/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 1, p99
Academic Journal
Reports on a study published in a 1999 issue of `New England Journal of Medicine' on the impact of immediate angioplasty or bypass surgery on long-term chances of survival in heart attack patients with cardiogenic shock. Role of physicians at Vancouver, British Columbia's St. Paul's Hospital; Details of the international study; Reduction in mortality rate.


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