door-to-balloon

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door-to-balloon

Cardiology The time between the moment a Pt with a possible acute MI enters an ER and he/she undergoes balloon angioplasty. See Acute MI, PCTA.
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The problem is that nobody comes with money while door to balloon time was also important.
The median time from-onset of symptoms to presentation was 170 minutes+-93min and the Median door to balloon time was 51.
A dedicated revascularization lab, specifically for the ED, reduces door to balloon time for cardiac patients to less than 45 minutes.
Association of onset to balloon and door to balloon time with long term clinical outcome in patients with ST elevation acute myocardial infarction having primary percutaneous coronary intervention: Observational study.
In terms of China's national conditions the door to balloon time is not applicable.
Whereas continuous variables like age, height, weight, BMI, symptom onset to ER and door to balloon time were presented as mean SD.
In cardiology we are focusing on four important areas that will help us improve healthcare delivery for patients with cardiac diseases: timely triage (solutions for fast, non-invasive evaluation of high risk cardiac patients) discovery to treatment (solutions that reduce door to balloon times for acute cardiac patients by clearing a path from discovery to treatment), minimally invasive interventions and connected healthcare solutions in the home for chronic heart patients.
The door to balloon time must be under 90 minutes on average, added the doctor.
Symptoms to door, door to needle and door to balloon time is crucial in the management of ACS.
Mary's overall goal was to achieve a door to balloon time of 90 minutes or less.
Door to balloon time is the time starting from arrival in the hospital to first balloon inflation during the procedure of primary percutaneous coronary intervention.
Door to balloon time is a measure of how quickly a team is able to restore blood flow in a patient having a heart attack.