Primary percutaneous coronary intervention was more effective than thrombolytic therapy for acute MI

Harrington, Robert A.
September 2002
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p43
Academic Journal
Presents a study that compared thrombolytic therapy versus primary percutaneous intervention for myocardial infarction in patients presenting to hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery. Design of the study using a randomized controlled trial; Analysis of main outcomes which included composite end point of death, recurrent myocardial infarction and stroke; Background on the patients.


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