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  • Unit 6.1: Management of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

    Gregg W. Stone, MD — Columbia University, Cardiovascular Research Foundation

    Duration:1 hour

    Faculty Disclosure

    Disclosures not available

    Learning Objectives

    • Discuss primary PCI, its indications, and techniques
    • Interpret comparative studies of PCI vs. fibrinolytics
    • Define primary stenting, adjunct pharmacology, and the role of facilitated PCI
    • Summarize thrombectomy and distal protection
    • Assess tissue level vs. myocardial perfusion; prognosis