The organization, function, and outcomes of ST-elevation myocardial infarction networks worldwide: current state, unmet needs and future directions.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The organization of networks in order to better coordinate and to faster offer reperfusion strategies for acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is an important recommendation of recent versions of international guidelines. This article focusses on similarities and dissimilarities of world-wide networks, highlights essential network components, offers insights into still unmet needs and discusses potential measures to further improve quality of STEMI treatment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Huber, K; Gersh, BJ; Goldstein, P; Granger, CB; Armstrong, PW

Published Date

  • June 14, 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 35 / 23

Start / End Page

  • 1526 - 1532

PubMed ID

  • 24742888

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1522-9645

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/eurheartj/ehu125


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England