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.