FOCUS: STEMI Interventions

Do Things that Make Sense to Further Improve STEMI Treatment

Guest Editor: Samin K. Sharma, MD
Guest Editor: Samin K. Sharma, MD
Director, Cath Lab and Intervention Cardiovascular Institute Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York E-mail: Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) using stents (bare-metal or drug-eluting) has become the gold standard of treatment of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Numerous studies have established the importance of shortening the door-to-balloon time to

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