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
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..View full abstract
Stephen J Duffy's work is supported by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia grants.