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Higher efficacy of pre-hospital tirofiban with longer pre-treatment time to primary PCI: protection for the negative impact of time delay

EuroIntervention 2011;7:442-448. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV7I4A73

Antonius Heestermans
Ton Heestermans1, MD, PhD; Menko-Jan de Boer2, MD, PhD; Jochem W. van Werkum3, MD, PhD; Arend Mosterd4, MD, PhD; A.T. Marcel Gosselink2, MD, PhD; Jan-Henk E. Dambrink2, MD, PhD; Gert van Houwelingen5, MD, PhD; Petra Koopmans6, MSc, PhD; Christian Hamm7, MD, PhD; Felix Zijlstra8, MD, PhD; Jurriën M. ten Berg3, MD, PhD; Arnoud W.J. van ’t Hof2*, MD, PhD
1. Department of Cardiology, Medisch Centrum Alkmaar, Alkmaar, The Netherlands; 2. Department of Cardiology, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, The Netherlands; 3. Department of Cardiology, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherl

Aims: To evaluate the impact of longer duration of pre-hospital initiated antiplatelet and antithrombotic therapy on outcome in patients with ST-segment elevation myocard

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