Ischaemic heart disease

Reassuring findings on timing of PCI for complex patients with NSTEMI

Many patients with non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) undergo revascularisation outside the 24-hour window recommended in guidelines, but the delay but does not appear to be associated with an increased mortality risk, an Australian study shows. The findings are derived from Victorian Cardiac Outcomes Registry data for 11,852 percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures performed ...

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