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[THE MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME IN CORONARY CARE UNITS WITH NO FACILITY FOR PERCUTANEOUS INTERVENTION]

RÓNASZÉKI Aladár

NOVEMBER 30, 2005

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2006;16(01 klsz)

[The role of coronary care units with no facility for percutaneous intervention in the treatment of acute coronary syndrome has been greatly changed since pharmacological reperfusion approaches have been replaced by mechanical techniques, also with a wider indication. The planning of the traditional emergency treatment of patients admitted to such intensive care units depends on the necessity and possibility of primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Considering today’s professional requirements, all coronary care units, places of high patient turnover and employing highly qualified personnel, should be supplemented with facility for percutaneous coronary intervention.]

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