coronary disease, myocardial infarction, ST-segment elevation, elder patients
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Eur Heart J. 2011 Jan;32(1):51-60 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN coronary disease, myocardial infarction, ST-segment elevation, elder patients The Use of
primary percutaneous coronary intervention
As Treatment, Acute
Is equal Than
fibrinolysis
To significantly reduce cardiovascular events (all-cause mortality, re-infarction, or disabling stroke) at 30 days: 19% pPCI VS. 25% fibrinolysis. A pooled analysis with other 2 trials showed, however, a significant reduction of cardiovascular events