Number of patients receiving angioplasty after heart attack is rising in England and Wales

Hitchen, Lisa
June 2008
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/28/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7659, p1456
Academic Journal
The article discusses research indicating that more patients are receiving angioplasty to treat myocardial infarction in England and Wales. A national audit project designed to measure treatment of patients suffering heart attacks suggests that better communication is required in medical care. The author notes statistics comparing the use of angioplasty against the use of thrombolysis.


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