Eddy Lang MD Attending Staff Emergency Department Jewish General Hospital. Update in reperfusion therapy for acute myocardial infarction. Educational Process Objectives. Use a problem-solving approach to address two controversial topics in MI reperfusion
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Jewish General HospitalUpdate in reperfusion therapy for acute myocardial infarction
(ignore the politics)
In patients with acute myocardial infarction who are candidates for reperfusion therapy but present to a center that doesn’t offer PCA does transport to a center with cath lab capabilities within a 3-hour window compared to early thrombolysis on-site reduce mortality?
2 600 pts.
In patients with acute myocardial infarction who are receiving thrombolytic therapy and ASA does adjuvant antithrombin therapy with LMWH in comparison with UFH reduce adverse cardiac events during the following 30 days without an unacceptable increase in bleeding?
Efficacy and safety of tenecteplase in combination with enoxaparin, abciximab, or unfractionated heparin: the ASSENT-3 randomised trial in acute myocardial infarction
The ASSENT-3 Investigators
1. Maximum 5 sentences
2. Prognosis before the start of the study
3. Prognosis after the start of the study
4. Why not use it
were groups treated equally?