Primær perkutan koronar-intervention som en national reperfusionsstrategi ved ST-elevationsmyokardieinfarkt

Translated title of the contribution: Primary percutaneous coronary intervention as a national Danish reperfusion strategy of ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Jacob Thorsted Sørensen, Carsten Steengaard, Lene Holmvang, Lisette Okkels Jensen, Christian Juhl Terkelsen

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Abstract

The use of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) as the preferred reperfusion strategy in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) requires optimal systems-of-care and logistics in order to enable rapid treatment of all patients. In Denmark, this has been achieved through prehospital electrocardiogram diagnosis, field triage and dedicated PCI centres 24/7. Today, primary PCI is an option for all Danish patients with STEMI, regardless of the distance to a PCI centre. This has led to a decline in both mortality and morbidity.
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Volume175
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)181-5
ISSN0041-5782
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Thorsted Sørensen, J., Steengaard, C., Holmvang, L., Okkels Jensen, L., & Terkelsen, C. J. (2013). Primær perkutan koronar-intervention som en national reperfusionsstrategi ved ST-elevationsmyokardieinfarkt. Ugeskrift for Laeger, 175(4), 181-5.