14. Which of the following best describes rescue percutaneous coronary intervention?

A. Percutaneous coronary intervention after a ST segment elevation myocardial infarction patient was rapidly transferred from a non-PCI facility for coronary intervention

B. The use of fibrinolytic therapy to stabilize a patient prior to transfer to a facility capable of percutaneous coronary intervention

C. The use of percutaneous coronary intervention when fibrinolytic therapy fails

D. The use of percutaneous coronary intervention when fibrinolytic therapy is initially successful, then non-invasive testing shows a large area of ischemia

E. Fibrinolytic therapy given in the field prior to hospital arrival
 

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