Practical guidelines

ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: logistics of care, selection of reperfusion strategy, fibrinolytic therapy (adapted from the ESC Guidelines for the Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients Presenting With ST-Segment Elevation – Update 2017)

Prepared by К.O. Mikhaliev

The article provides a brief overview of the key principles of the ESC Guidelines for the Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients Presenting With ST-Segment Elevation (update 2017). The focus is maintained on the following aspects: logistics and time delays at different stages of medical care; selection of reperfusion strategy; recommendations for fibrinolytic therapy and its application.

Key words: ST-segment myocardial infarction, percutaneous coronary intervention, reperfusion, fibrinolytic therapy.

 

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