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Interventional management of acute coronary syndromes: applying the lessons of ST-elevation services to non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  22791653     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Many countries have embarked on national strategies to translate evidence from trials of reperfusion therapy for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) into clinical practice. Primary angioplasty has become the dominant mode of reperfusion, but the best outcomes depend on appropriate service re-configurations to ensure rapid, effective and comprehensive treatment. Although there are many differences in the treatment of STEMI and non-STEMI acute coronary syndromes (ACS), there are many parallels. Many of the changes in the system of care for STEMI patients could now be applied to the non-STEMI ACS population, providing faster and more efficient care and promising to deliver better outcomes. This article highlights additional changes to healthcare services that should be considered.
Authors:
Mark A de Belder
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart (British Cardiac Society)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1468-201X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
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Created Date:  2012-7-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9602087     Medline TA:  Heart     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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