Posts Tagged ‘hospital transfer’

June 21st, 2011

Study Finds Critical Delay in Most MI Patients Transferred for Primary PCI

MI patients who arrive at hospitals unable to perform primary PCI need to be promptly transferred to another hospital in order to receive the full benefits of reperfusion. Unfortunately, these patients often have prolonged door-to-balloon times. A key element in the delay is the time spent at the first hospital, referred to as the door-in […]