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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2011 Vol.12 No.8 P.629-632


Early reperfusion strategy for acute myocardial infarction: a need for clinical implementation

Author(s):  Yan Zhang, Yong Huo

Affiliation(s):  Department of Cardiology, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing 100034, China

Corresponding email(s):   huoyong@263.net.cn

Key Words:  Acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), Reperfusion, Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), Fibrinolysis

Yan Zhang, Yong Huo. Early reperfusion strategy for acute myocardial infarction: a need for clinical implementation[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2011, 12(8): 629-632.

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reperfusion is the key strategy in acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) care, and it is time-dependent. Shortening the time from symptom to reperfusion and choosing the optimal reperfusion strategy for STEMI patients are great challenges in practice. We need to improve upon the problems of low reperfusion rate, non-standardized treatment, and economic burden in STEMI care. This article briefly reviews the current status of reperfusion strategy in STEMI care, and also introduces what we will do to bridge the gap between the guidelines and implementation in the clinical setting through the upcoming China STEMI early reperfusion program.

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