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The Great Debate: “Primary PCI for STEMI: an emergency!”

EuroIntervention 2014;10-T32-T34. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV10STA6

Maciej Lesiak
Maciej Lesiak1, MD, PhD; Julian Strange1*, MBChB, FRCP, MD
1. Department of Cardiology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland; 2. Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, United Kingdom
On the opening day of EuroPCR 2014 the Great Debate saw chairman Thomas Cuisset and the four panellists Sajidah Khan, Maciej Lesiak, Flavio Ribichini and Julian Strange discussing “Primary PCI for STEMI: an emergency!”. The topic was selected ahead of the session by the interventional cardiology community via a vote on the EuroPCR website. The session was designed to touch on the main and current controversies in delivering effective and timely primary PCI, with the panel selected from different countries to reflect the varied practice seen across the globe. Following a short case presentation of an acute STEMI patient, the debate ...

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