Journal article

Trends and Clinical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Primary Percutaneous Revascularisation for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Single Centre Experience

Luke P Dawson, Josephine Warren, Juan Mundisugih, Viveka Nainani, William Chan, Dion Stub, Archer Broughton, Andrew J Taylor, Antony Walton, Stephen J Duffy, James A Shaw

HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2018

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) is the preferred therapy for patients presenting with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). We reviewed patients undergoing PCI for STEMI over a 6-year period to evaluate changes in procedural characteristics and clinical outcomes given recent changes to STEMI guidelines. METHODS: All patients presenting to the Alfred Hospital, a tertiary referral hospital, between 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2015 undergoing PCI for STEMI were identified. Detailed review of their procedure reports was performed and 30-day and 12-month clinical outcomes were recorded including major adverse cardiac events (MACE). RESULTS: There was a total..

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