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Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute research study finds 44 percent reduction in PCI bleeding by utilizing personalized risk predictor tool Kansas City,
Treatment for STEMI heart attacks is crucial for the overall quality care provided by hospitals in New Orleans.
The rate of hospitalisation for the most serious type of heart attack, ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), more than quadrupled in China between 2001 and 2011.
In an analysis that included data from 16 trials performed over the last 45 years, among patients with pulmonary embolism, receipt of therapy to dissolve the blood clot (thrombolysis) was associated with lower rates of death, but increased risks of major bleeding and intracranial hemorrhage.
A Great Debate at EuroPCR 2014 saw experts discussing the role of the two most valuable strategies to save the lives of ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) patients: primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and thrombolysis.
The findings were presented at the ESC Congress today by Ms Stina Jakobsson from Sweden.
Only 42 percent of the deaths occurring within 30 days of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) were attributable to complications from the procedure.
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