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Year : 2017 | Month : May | Volume : 11 | Issue : 5 | Page : OD01 - OD02

Successful Outcome with Transradial Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Yashasvi Chugh, Pradhum Ram, Sunita Chugh, Sanjay Kumar Chugh

1. Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein Medical College, New York, USA. 2. Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 3. Consultant Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, The Mission Hospital, Durgapur, West Bengal, India. 4. Interventional Cardiologist, Department of Cardiology, The Mission Hospital, Durgapur, West Bengal, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Yashasvi Chugh,
Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein Medical College, New York, USA.
E-mail: yashasvichugh@hotmail.com

Abstract

Transradial access for ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) has been shown to reduce mortality, major adverse cardiac events and bleeding, when compared with femoral access. Often patients with STEMIs present in the setting of cardiogenic shock and cardiac arrest. Prior published work has established the mortality benefit with early percutaneous coronary intervention in patients presenting with out of hospital cardiac arrests. However, the utility of transradial intervention in such patients is still under study. We present a case of transradial primary intervention performed during cardiopulmonary resuscitation for a patient who presented with an antero-septal MI.

Keywords

Acute myocardial infarction, Cardiac arrest, Radial approach

How to cite this article :

Yashasvi Chugh, Pradhum Ram, Sunita Chugh, Sanjay Kumar Chugh. SUCCESSFUL OUTCOME WITH TRANSRADIAL PRIMARY PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION DURING CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 May [cited: 2017 Oct 24 ]; 11:OD01-OD02. Available from
http://jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=May&volume=11&issue=5&page=OD01-OD02&id=9775

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/23663.9775



Date of Submission: - Sep 05, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Dec 09, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Feb 11, 2017
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2017


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