Local provision of percutaneous coronary intervention increases stenting rates and reduces length of hospital stay in remote regional centre.

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Bruce, Stephanie.; Smith, Jamie.; Atherton, Iain.; Leslie, Stephen J.;
(2013)
  • Subject: 614 Incidence & prevention of disease | PCI service | remote and rural | RC Internal medicine | Acute coronary syndromes | Scotland
    mesheuropmc: therapeutics | surgical procedures, operative | cardiovascular diseases

Introduction: An early invasive strategy with follow-on percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is recommended in the management of high risk acute coronary syndromes (ACS). This article aimed to assess the impact of a new PCI service in a remote population. Method: Th... View more
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