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Regional differences and Italian charter to expand the primary angioplasty service

EuroIntervention 2012;8:P80-P85. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV8SPA14

1. Division of Cardiology, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, European Hospital, Rome, Italy; 2. GVM Care and Research, Interventional Cardio-Angiology Unit, Cotignola, RA, Italy; 3. Istituto di Cardiologia, Università degli Studi,

Italy was one of the first countries in Europe to perform primary percutaneous coronary intervention (p-PCI) and some regions are still a model for the ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) network organisation. However,

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