2015 ACC/AHA/SCAI Focused Update on Primary PCI for Patients with STEMI

Published: October 21, 2015

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  • Based on recently published data, this update revises recommendations for the 2011 PCI guidelines and the 2013 STEMI management guidelines.
  • The focus is on multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and thrombus aspiration in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary PCI.
  • These timely updates ensure that these guidelines reflect current knowledge, available treatment options, and optimum medical care.