Lists the various PCI terminologies and their definition, timing and effectiveness.
Table 2. Thrombolytic Agents.
Note that streptokinase is only half as effective as those fibrin specific products when look at TIMI 3 flow (normal coronary artery blood flow) by coronary angiogram at 90 minutes following thrombolytic administration.
Graph shows US median Door to Balloon time is now about 70-80 minutes for “Direct arrival/admission patients”.However median time for Door (First medical contact of the first hospital) to Balloon (PCI hospital) for transferred patients is still over 140 minutes.
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