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 ...
Protocols needed to close 8-minute door-to-balloon gender gap in STEMI
By Michael Woodhead
22 May 2019