Delay to reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction presenting to acute care hospitals: an international perspective

Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) Investigators, Frederick A Spencer, Gilles Montalescot, Keith A A Fox, Shaun G Goodman, Christopher B Granger, Robert J Goldberg, Gustavo B F Oliveira, Frederick A Anderson, Kim A Eagle, Gordon Fitzgerald, Joel M Gore

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Abstract

To examine the extent of delay from initial hospital presentation to fibrinolytic therapy or primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), characteristics associated with prolonged delay, and changes in delay patterns over time in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1328-36
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Heart Journal
Volume31
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Percutaneous coronary intervention
  • ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
  • Reperfusion
  • Fibrinolysis

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