TITLE

Thrombolysis after acute myocardial infarction: Are Canadian physicians up to the challenge?

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, William L.
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 4, p509
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Reports that Canadian centers participating in the (Global Utilization of Streptokinase and tPA for Occluded Coronary Arteries) GUSTO-I trial were significantly slower to initiate thrombolytic therapy than their US counterparts. Reperfusion strategies using thrombolytic agents; Direct correlation between the delay to therapy and reduced survival.
ACCESSION #
9705025475

 

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