• Time between STEMI symptom onset, procedure appears to be crucial in PCI outcomes

    9 days ago - By Healio

    Time from MI symptom onset to PCI may be a stronger predictor of infarct size and microvascular obstruction than door-to-balloon time in patients with STEMI, researchers reported.
    “We found that the total time to reperfusion was strongly related to infarct size and clinical outcomes, whereas door-to-balloon time was not,” Gregg W. Stone, MD, director of academic affairs for the Mount Sinai Heart Health System and professor of medicine and population health sciences and policy at the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai,
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  • In STEMI PCI, Symptom-to-Balloon Time Is What Counts

    In STEMI PCI, Symptom-to-Balloon Time Is What Counts

    9 days ago - By MedPageToday

    Delays in seeking care for ST-segment elevation MI appeared more important than contemporary in-hospital delays for coronary angioplasty, a study suggested.
    Whereas time from hospital arrival to angioplasty balloon inflation...
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