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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As a result, the hospital currently has the best door to balloon time in the UK for treatment of heart attacks.
The international 'door to balloon' benchmark (the time that elapses from the patient's arrival time at the hospital to the time the blocked artery is opened) is 90 minutes; at Heart Hospital, it is around 60 minutes.
In STEMI patients, Ischemia Time was a better predictor than Door to Balloon time for infarct size, clinical outcomes and mortality.
287.57 minutes, p=0.175) or door to balloon time between the gender indicating that there is no bias in treatment between the genders.
Morimoto et al., "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," BMJ, vol.
A dedicated revascularization lab, specifically for the ED, reduces door to balloon time for cardiac patients to less than 45 minutes.
LUCAS device was first used for continuous mechanical chest compression to maintain blood pressure about 104/50 mmHg, While continuous automatic mechanical chest compression with the LUCAS device, emergency coronary angiography was performed via the right femoral artery about 42 min after admission (Door to Balloon time), which revealed right coronary artery (RCA) dominance and mild stenosis in the middle portion of the RCA, total occlusion in the proximal left anterior descending artery (LAD), and no stenosis of the left circumflex coronary artery [Figure 2]a and b.
In terms of China's national conditions the door to balloon time is not applicable.
NMC Heartcare has a faster 'Door to Balloon' time compared to the international standard of 90 minutes and is capable of performing faster diagnosis and rapid cardiac intervention to prevent or even reverse muscle damage in the event of an acute heart attack.
Whereas continuous variables like age, height, weight, BMI, symptom onset to ER and door to balloon time were presented as mean SD.
Neil said: "The Golden Jubilee hospital has an outstanding track record in 'door to balloon' treatment times.
He writes and speaks nationally, with his most recent research on reducing "Door to Balloon Time" for acute myocardial patients, a cause he has championed at UMass Memorial.