Primary percutaneous coronary intervention was more effective than thrombolytic therapy for acute MI
- Treatment of myocardial infarction. Gershlick, A.H.; More, R.S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/24/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7127, p280
Provides information on the practice of using thrombolytic treatment in the United Kingdom (UK) on patients who have had acute myocardial infarction. Clinical practice in the UK; How successful the practice in thrombolytic drugs been; Overview of research aimed at improving outcome in patients...
- Expanding the Use of Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Myocardial Infarction. Kennedy, J. Ward // Annals of Internal Medicine;12/15/90, Vol. 113 Issue 12, p907
Editorial. Discusses the expansion of thrombolytic therapy utilization in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Impression on thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction in the U.S.; Ways to increase the number of thrombolytic therapy utilization for acute myocardial infarction;...
- Selection of Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction for Thrombolytic Therapy. Muller, David W. M.; Topol, Eric J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;12/15/90, Vol. 113 Issue 12, p949
Evaluates the recommendations on the eligibility of patients with myocardial infarction for thrombolytic therapy. Eligibility criteria for thrombolytic therapy; Proportions of patients eligible and ineligible for thrombolysis according to recommendations and therapeutic practices;...
- Dangers of thrombolysis. Petch, M.C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/24/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6723, p483
Examines the thrombolytic treatment for acute myocardial infarction in Great Britain. Complications of aspirin; Damages of myocardial abnormalities; Recommendation of speedy thrombolysis.
- Continuing Education Test. // RN;Jun91, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p57
Presents a continuing education test about the use of thrombolytic therapy for the treatment of myocradial infarction.
- Intracoronary Thrombolysis for Acute Myocardial Infarction. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jan82, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p115
Editorial. Discusses the concepts concerning optimal therapy for myocardial infarction. Information on transluminal thrombolysis; Goal of intracoronary thrombolysis; Details on coronary recanalization.
- GREAT: 10 year survival of patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction in a randomised comparison of prehospital and hospital thrombolysis. Rawles, J. // Heart;May2003, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p563
Assesses the efficacy of prehospital thrombolysis in patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction in Grampian region, Scotland. Median time of interval from onset of symptom to administration of anisteplase; Comparison between prehospital and hospital thrombolysis.
- 'Give early thrombolysis treatment to MI patients'. Dragon, Natalie // GP: General Practitioner;9/30/2002, p4
Reports that National Institute for Clinical Excellence is expected to recommend general practitioners to prescribe thrombolysis treatment to myocardial infaraction patients. Proposal for training general practitioners before introduction of policy; Potential barriers to thrombolysis; Support...
- Review: Some new bolus tPA-derived fibrinolytics are comparable to tPA in acute MI, but others increase bleeding. Prabhakar, Manu; Massel, David // ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p6
Presents an abstract of the study 'Bolus Fibrinolytic Therapy in Acute Myocardial Infarction,' by J. Llevadot, R. P. Giugliano and E. M. Antman, published on the July 25, 2001 issue of the 'Journal of the American Medical Association.' Comment on the study.