open access

Vol 66, No 2 (2008)
Other
Published online: 2008-03-03
Submitted: 2012-12-28
Get Citation


Original article
Short- and long-term mortality in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with different therapeutic strategies. Results from WIelkopolska REgional 2002 Registry (WIRE Registry)

Stefan Grajek, Maciej Lesiak, Aleksander Araszkiewicz, Małgorzata Pyda, Włodzimierz Skorupski, Marek Grygier, Przemysław Mitkowski, Marek Prech, Artur Baszko, Magdalena Janus, Piotr Bręborowicz, Janusz Rzeźniczak, Janusz Tarchalski, Andrzej Główka, Andrzej Cieśliński
Kardiol Pol 2008;66(2):154-163.

open access

Vol 66, No 2 (2008)
Other
Published online: 2008-03-03
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract


Backround:

Although primary coronary angioplasty seems to be the best treatment in acute myocardial infarction (MI), thrombolytic therapy still remains the most common reperfusion strategy particularly in smaller centers. Nowadays, different regional networks are developed to improve the treatment of patients with MI.
Aim:

To analyse the effects of different therapeutic strategies on 30-day and long-term mortality (median time 18.3 months) after ST-elevation MI (STEMI) in a population of 3 350 000 people from the Wielkopolska Region.
Methods:

In 2002, 3780 patients with STEMI entered the registry. Complete data were available for 3564 (94.3%) patients. Depending on therapeutic strategies, patients were divided into five groups: the PCI group – direct percutaneous coronary angioplasty (PCI) in small cathlab, ‘selected patients’, n=381 (10.7%); the PA group – aged

Abstract


Backround:

Although primary coronary angioplasty seems to be the best treatment in acute myocardial infarction (MI), thrombolytic therapy still remains the most common reperfusion strategy particularly in smaller centers. Nowadays, different regional networks are developed to improve the treatment of patients with MI.
Aim:

To analyse the effects of different therapeutic strategies on 30-day and long-term mortality (median time 18.3 months) after ST-elevation MI (STEMI) in a population of 3 350 000 people from the Wielkopolska Region.
Methods:

In 2002, 3780 patients with STEMI entered the registry. Complete data were available for 3564 (94.3%) patients. Depending on therapeutic strategies, patients were divided into five groups: the PCI group – direct percutaneous coronary angioplasty (PCI) in small cathlab, ‘selected patients’, n=381 (10.7%); the PA group – aged
Get Citation

Keywords

myocardial infarction mortality; thrombolysis; primary angioplasty

About this article
Title


Original article
Short- and long-term mortality in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with different therapeutic strategies. Results from WIelkopolska REgional 2002 Registry (WIRE Registry)

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 66, No 2 (2008)

Pages

154-163

Published online

2008-03-03

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2008;66(2):154-163.

Keywords

myocardial infarction mortality
thrombolysis
primary angioplasty

Authors

Stefan Grajek
Maciej Lesiak
Aleksander Araszkiewicz
Małgorzata Pyda
Włodzimierz Skorupski
Marek Grygier
Przemysław Mitkowski
Marek Prech
Artur Baszko
Magdalena Janus
Piotr Bręborowicz
Janusz Rzeźniczak
Janusz Tarchalski
Andrzej Główka
Andrzej Cieśliński

Important: This website uses cookies. More >>

The cookies allow us to identify your computer and find out details about your last visit. They remembering whether you've visited the site before, so that you remain logged in - or to help us work out how many new website visitors we get each month. Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer.

By "Via Medica sp. z o.o." sp.k., Świętokrzyska 73 street, 80–180 Gdańsk, Poland

tel.:+48 58 320 94 94, faks:+48 58 320 94 60, e-mail: viamedica@viamedica.pl