Literature Review: indications for acute reperfusion therapy in patients with symptoms of an acute coronary syndrome

Emergency Cardiology Literature Review & Updates with Dr. Amal Mattu


You are taking care of a patient who presents to the ED with chest pain and symptoms concerning for ACS.

Before watching this week’s video, ask yourself this question:

  1. Which patients should get acute reperfusion therapy (immediate cath lab activation or IV thrombolytics) for presumed STEMI & equivalents?