AIR PAMIAIR Primary Angioplasty in Myocardial Infarction. A study of high-risk acute myocardial infarction (MI) patients comparing outcomes of immediate transfer to a cath lab facility for primary PTCA vs. on-site thrombolysis.
Primary endpoint 30-day major acute cardiac events (MACE) including death, nonfatal reinfarction, or disabling stroke.
Conclusion Patients at a non-cath lab facility with high-risk acute MIs may benefit from immediate transfer to a primary PTCA facility.
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