Search Tag: STEMI

ICU Management

2013 06 Jun

CHILL-MI study to further evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the InnerCool RTx endovascular cooling system to reduce reperfusion injury in acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients   Royal Philips Electronics announced on April 30, 2013, the completion of patient enrollment in the CHILL-MI clinical study designed to further...Read more

ICU Management

2013 11 Mar

Dr. Michael Mooney talks about his 2013 ACC presentation (link to video below) The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), accompanied by mechanical CPR, in patients with massive myocardial infarctions can lead to unexpected survival. These study findings are being presented March 9 at the American College of Cardiology Scientific...Read more

ICU Management

2013 08 Mar

London Ambulance Service paramedic, Suzy Fish and EMT, Craig Birkin, with Code STEMI host, Tom Bouthillet. (Photo: Business Wire) 8.2 million people. 620 square miles. 1.6 million calls per year. The busiest EMS system in the world. A 10-fold improvement in sudden cardiac arrest survival from 1999 to today. STEMI patients transported directly...Read more