Protocols needed to close 8-minute door-to-balloon gender gap in STEMI

Significant sex‐related disparities persist in presentation and revascularisation times for women with ST‐segment–elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), Victorian research shows. Women with STEMI had delays of 28.8 minutes in symptom-to-balloon time and 7.7 minutes in door-to-balloon time compared to men receiving percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), according to data on 13 451 patients from the Victorian Cardiac Outcomes ...

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