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GISSICardiology A clinical trial–Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Streptochinasi nell'Infarcto miocardico–that evaluated the effect of various intervention on M&M in Pts with acute MI; GISSI defined the timespan between the onset of Sx and time when streptokinase was still effective. See Acute myocardial infarction.
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Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Sopravivienza nell' Infarto Miocardico trial, (a decades-long series of studies on interventions that prevent death after heart attack). The GISSI has produced a series of large-scale clinical trials (GISSI 1, GISSI 2, GISSI 3, GISSI Prevention).
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