Ikramullah, Asfandiyar, Matiullah Khan, Javaidullah, Abdul Salar Khan, Muhammad Mushtaq
Aim: To find the
frequency of thrombolytic therapy administration in acute ST elevation
myocardial infarction in peripheral hospital of KPK
Study Design: Descriptive cross sectional study
Place & Duration: DHQ Hospital Timergara District Dir Lower from 1st January
2017 to 31st December 2017.
hundred and sixty one patients with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction
were included. Acute STEMI was defined as typical chest pain and ≥1 mm ST
elevation in two consecutive leads.
age was 60±8 years (28-90 years). Anterior MI was more common accounting for
56% of total study population. Male patients were 156 (59.7%). 66.4% were
thrombolysed and remaining were deprived of the therapy.
Conclusion: Though in the developed countries primary PCI is used for STEMI but in
our peripheral hospitals even most patients are still not thrombolysed