Poor transportation increased onset-to-door times in STEMI

  • July 22, 2014

Self-transportation or transportation to a non-PCI facility by emergency services were factors associated with increased onset-to-door times in a cohort of individuals with STEMI, according to recent findings.

The researchers suggested that there is uncertainty surrounding factors associated with onset-to-door times, which accounts for a large part of the total ischemic time, and sought to determine the impact of transport pathways on onset-to-door times in a cohort of 416 patients with STEMI.

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