PPCI less effective in the elderly

In the Apex-AMI (Assessment of Pexelizumab in Acute Myocardial Infarction) trial, the novel anti-inflammatory agent Pexelizumab was not found to improve outcomes when given during PPCI. ¬†However, the study did enrol the largest group of patients 75 years or older with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction to be treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) in […]

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