TITLE

The patient with acute myocardial infarction who does not receive reperfusion treatment

AUTHOR(S)
GITT, A. K.; SENGES, J.
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Heart;Sep2001, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p243
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on the low number of myocardial infarction patients who receive any reperfusion treatment based on the findings of prospective observational studies. They cite several studies which investigated the effectiveness of thrombolysis and primary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction. They mention several reasons for the limited use of reperfusion treatment. They also suggest ways to improve reperfusion treatment.
ACCESSION #
92025469

 

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