Interventional cardiology

STEMI management improves but mortality gains prove elusive

Australia has seen improvements in access to early reperfusion and medical therapies for patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) over the last 17 years but no improvement in mortality rates. An analysis of combined data for 4110 STEMI patients from the GRACE and CONCORDANCE coronary care registries has shown welcome gains between 1999 and ...

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