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SHR Neuro Cancer Cardio Lipid Metab Microb

Candiello, A; Alexander, T; Delport, R; Toth, GG; Ong, P; Snyders, A; Belardi, JA; Lee, MKY; Pereira, H; Mohamed, A; Mayol, J; Piek, JJ; Wijns, W; Baumbach, A; Naber, C.
How to set up regional STEMI networks: a "Stent - Save a life!" initiative.
EuroIntervention. 2022; 17(16):1313-1317 Doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-21-00694 [OPEN ACCESS]
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Toth-Gayor Gabor

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Clinical guidelines recommend the development of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) networks at community, regional and/or national level to ideally offer primary coronary angioplasty, or at least the best available STEMI care to all patients. However, there is a discrepancy between this clinical recommendation and daily practice, with no coordinated care for STEMI patients in many regions of the world. While this can be a consequence of lack of resources, in reality it is more frequently a lack of organisational power. In this paper, the Stent - Save a Life! Initiative ( proposes a practical methodology to set up a STEMI network effectively in any region of the world with existing resources, and to develop the STEMI network continuously once it has been established.
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