Pre-hospital heparin 'may improve coronary reperfusion'

Aus researchers say their study has set the scene for a trial that could change practice

AusDoc brings you the latest news from the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand virtual annual scientific meeting (CSANZ 2021).

Patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) given heparin by paramedics before hospitalisation experienced fewer occluded arteries with no increased risk of major bleeds, a landmark Australian study shows.

In the world-first study, Melbourne researchers say they have demonstrated that pre-hospital use of the

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