TIMI studies

TIMI studies

Cardiology A series of long-term multi-center, multi-national, multi-agent studies–Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction designed to evaluate various early interventions for improving the survival in Pts with AMIs; the TSs have examined the effects of early thrombolytic therapy in recanalizing occluded coronary arteries, in limiting the size of the MI and residual cardiac dysfunction, and ↓ mortality, analyzing various combinations of tPA, heparin, aspirin and coronary arteriography followed by prophylactic percutaneous transluminal angioplasty
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The TIMI studies are conducted by the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) group at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.