What is the optimal length of stay in hospital for ST elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention?


Karabulut A. , Cakmak M., Uzunlar B., Bilici A.

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.18, no.4, pp.378-384, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.378-384

Abstract

Backgound: The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and practicality of very early (within 48 h) discharge with long-term follow-up results, and to define an optimal length of stay in hospital for patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) according to their demographic characteristics and risk assessment.