The case for pre-hospital thrombolysis for STEMI patients who cannot undergo timely percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has been bolstered with real world Australian data suggesting the strategy is associated with similar long-term survival to primary PCI. The findings are based on the six-year follow up of NSW patients involved in a non-randomised parallel cohort study ...
Ischaemic heart disease
Pre-hospital thrombolysis outcomes comparable to PCI for STEMI patients
By Sunalie Silva
25 Jul 2019