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Low-resource countries benefit from global STEMI initiative

Presented By
Prof. Cesar Herrera, Montefiore-Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care, USA
Conference
ACC 2022
Trial
GHATI
A global registry of heart attack patients from low-income and middle-income countries indicated continuing improved trends for key clinical outcomes, including mortality, as reported in the new 2-year readout of the programme. Prof. Cesar Herrera (Montefiore-Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care, NY, USA) presented the new 2-year analysis from the Global Heart Attack Treatment Initiative (GHATI), which compared deidentified patient information from 2019 to 2021 [1]. At 2 years, GHATI had tracked treatment metrics from >4,000 patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) from 39 medical centres in 18 countries in low-middle income countries on 5 continents. The results showed significant improvements in the clinical combined endpoints of shock on arrival, arrest before/after intervention, the incidence of ejection fraction <40%, and survival rates at discha...


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