Chapter 74. Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

  1. Salim Yusuf DPhil, FRCPC, FRSC Research Chair Professor of Medicine Director Vice President Research1,2,3,
  2. John A Cairns MD, FRCPC Professor of Medicine Former Dean4,
  3. A John Camm MD British Heart Foundation Professor Head of Cardiac5,
  4. Ernest L Fallen MD, FRCPC Professor Emeritus6 and
  5. Bernard J Gersh MB, ChB, DPhil Consultant Professor of Medicine7
  1. Ernest L Fallen MD, FRCPC Professor Emeritus

Published Online: 21 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309768.ch74

Evidence-Based Cardiology, Third Edition

Evidence-Based Cardiology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Fallen, E. L. (2009) Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, in Evidence-Based Cardiology, Third Edition (eds S. Yusuf, J. A. Cairns, A. J. Camm, E. L. Fallen and B. J. Gersh), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309768.ch74

Editor Information

  1. 1

    McMaster University, Canada

  2. 2

    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Canada

  3. 3

    Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  4. 4

    Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  5. 5

    St George's University of London, London, UK

  6. 6

    McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  7. 7

    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

Author Information

  1. McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405159258

Online ISBN: 9781444309768

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Keywords:

  • acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI);
  • STEMI diagnosis - elevated ST segments ECG findings;
  • PCI - primary percutaneous coronary intervention;
  • STEMI therapeutics - facilitated PCI;
  • drug-eluting stents (DES) deployment - reducing in-stent resenosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Conclusion

  • References