Novel drug combo offers a post-MI boost

The addition of IV N-acetylcysteine to IV glycerol trinitrate significantly reduces infarct size by around one third in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention after STEMI, according to a presentation at ESC-Congress were told.

Presenting her work at the Rome cardiology conference, PhD candidate Sivabaskari Pasupathy (pictured) from the University of Adelaide noted that timely and effective myocardial reperfusion by PCI is the treatment of choice for limiting myocardial