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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Also, prior to the protocol, mean door-to-balloon time for women was an average of 20 minutes longer compared to men, but afterwards, the times were equal between men and women.
While this could indicate that serious heart damage can occur even with shorter door-to-balloon times, Dr.
Time from pain onset to hospital arrival, door-to-balloon time (Time from hospital admission to establishment of IRA flow) and total ischemic time (Time from pain onset to establishment of IRA flow) were recorded.
The decrease in median door-to-balloon time in recent years has not resulted in a reduction in mortality in STEMI patients, said study author Roxana Mehran from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in the US.
The timely transfer of patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) to the nearest percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)-capable health facility is critical for reducing the door-to-balloon time (DBT).
In patients receiving primary percutaneous coronary intervention the door-to-balloon time of Group 1 was 17213 minutes and that of Group 2 was 25114 minutes.
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This is much faster than in 2005, when the average door-to-balloon time was 83 minutes.
Door-to-balloon time was the time from arrival at the hospital until first balloon inflation in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory.
Hence, door-to-balloon time--the critical minutes between a heart attack patient's arrival in emergency department and when a blocked artery is reopened--is critical when a person is having a heart attack.
1) The door-to-balloon (DTB) time, defined as the time between arrival to the hospital and PCI for patients with STEMI, is an important quality standard; a systems-goal of DTB [less than or equal to] 90 minutes is strongly associated with improved survival.
The door-to-balloon time through angioplasty is 74 minutes with the global benchmark being less than 90 minutes.