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Stent for Life project: present situation in Turkey.
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PMID:  22917785     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract. The rate of percutaneous coronary intervention for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction varies between European countries. The variations arise partly because of differences between countries in the primary percutaneous coronary intervention network system. The lack of an organised primary percutaneous coronary intervention network system in Turkey was the main reason for the low rate of primary percutaneous coronary intervention in Turkey. The Stent for Life project has increased the awareness of the importance of the prompt treatment of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in our country. Primary percutaneous coronary intervention has emerged as the preferred reperfusion strategy for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in pilot cities after three years of Stent for Life project. In the present manuscript, we aim to summarise the current situation and the targets of the Stent for Life project in Turkey.
Authors:
Omer Göktekin; Gökhan Ertas; Umit Kervan; Orhan Koc; Omer Kozan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  EuroIntervention : journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1969-6213     ISO Abbreviation:  EuroIntervention     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101251040     Medline TA:  EuroIntervention     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  P133-P135     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Bezmialem Vakif University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey.
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