STEMI Related Journal Articles and Editorials

Updated:Jul 27,2011

2009 Journal Articles

Kumbhani B. et al. Association of Hospital Angioplasty Volume in STEMI with Quality Outcomes. JAMA. November 23, 2009:302:20. Read article.

Kushner, Frederick et al. "2009 Focused Updates: ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (Updating the 2004 Guideline and 2007 Focused Update) and ACC/AHA/SCAI Guidelines on Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (Updating the 2005 Guideline and 2007 Focused Update)." Circulation. 2009;120:2271-2306. Read article

Wang, Tracy. et al. "The Dissociation Between Door-to-Balloon Time Improvement and Improvements in Other Acute Myocardial Infarction Care Processes and Patient Outcomes." Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(15):1411-1419. Read article (subscription needed)

Eckstein, Marc. et al. "Impact of Paramedic Transport With Prehospital 12-Lead Electrocardiogram on Door-to-Balloon Times for Patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction." Prehospital Emergency Care. 2009;Volume 13, 2: 203 - 206. Read article

Rokos, Ivan C., et. al. "Integration of Pre-Hospital Electrocariograms and ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Receiving Center (SRC) Networks: Impact on Door-to-Balloon Times Across 10 Independent Regions" J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2009; 2: 339-346 Read article (subscription needed)

Granger, Christopher B. "Accelerating ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Care: Emergency Medical Services Takes Center Stage" J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2009; 2: 347-349. Read article

Patel, Manesh, et. al. "ACCF/SCAI/STS/AATS/AHA/ASNC 2009 Appropriateness Criteria for Coronary Revascularization." Circulation published online Jan 8, 2009;DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.191768. Read article

Diercks, Debrorah B., et. al. "Utilization and Impact of Pre-Hospital Electrocardiograms for Patients With Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction." J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009; 53: 161-166 Read article

2008 Journal Articles

Krumholtz, Harlan, et. al. "ACC/AHA 2008 Performance Measures for Adults With ST-Elevation and Non ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction. A Report of the American College of ACC/AHA 2008 Task Force on Performance Measures." Circulation. 2008;DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.108.191099
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Rosengart, Todd, et. al. “Percutaneous and Minimally Invasive Valve Procedures. A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia, Council on Clinical Cardiology, Functional Genomics and Translational Biology Interdisciplinary Working Group, and Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working Group.” Circulation. 2008;117:000-000. Read article

Mehta, Rajendra, et. al. “Achieving Rapid Reperfusion with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Remains a Challenge: Insights from American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines program.” Am Heart J 2008;0:1-9. American Heart Journal - 06 March 2008 (10.1016/j.ahj.2008.01.010. Read article

2007 Journal Articles

Antman, Elltiott, et. al. "2007 Focused Update of the ACC/AHA 2004 Guidelines for the Management of Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction." Circulation 2008;117;296-329. Read article

King, Spencer, et. al. "2007 Focused Update of the ACC/AHA/SCAI 2005 Guideline Update for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention." Circulation 2008;117;261-295. Read article

Jollis, James, et. al. “Implementation of a Statewide System for Coronary Reperfusion for ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction.” JAMA. 2007;298:(doi:10.1001/jama.298.20.joc70124). Read article

Henry, Timothy, et. al. "A Regional System to Provide Timely Access to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction." Circulation, August 2007; 116: 721 - 728. Read article

Ting, Henry, et. al. "Regional Systems of Care to Optimize Timeliness of Reperfusion Therapy for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: The Mayo Clinic STEMI Protocol." Circulation, August 2007; 116: 729 - 736. Read article

Khot, Umesh, et. al. "Emergency Department Physician Activation of the Catheterization Laboratory and Immediate Transfer to an Immediately Available Catheterization Laboratory Reduce Door-to-Balloon Time in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction." Circulation, July 2007; 116: 67 - 76. Read article

King, Spencer, et. al. "ACCF/AHA/SCAI 2007 Update of the Clinical Competence Statement on Cardiac Interventional Procedures." Circulation 2007;116;98-124. Read article

AHA Conference Proceedings: Development of Systems of Care for ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients (11 Articles: Circulation 2007 116) Read article

2006 Journal Articles

The American Heart Association’s Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Advisory Working Group. "Recommendation to Develop Strategies to Increase the Number of ST-Segment–Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients With Timely Access to Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention." Circulation, May 2006; 113: 2152 - 2163. Read article

Rokos, Ivan C., et. al. "Rationale for establishing regional ST-elevation myocardial infarction receiving center (SRC) networks." American Heart Journal, October 2006. Read article

2005 Journal Articles

Smith, Sid, et. al. "ACC/AHA/SCAI 2005 Guideline Update for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention—Summary Article." Circulation. 2006;113:156-175. Read article

2004 Journal Articles

Antman, Elliott, et. al. "ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction." Circulation 2004; 110 (9):e82. Read article

2009 Editorials

Members of the American Heart Association's ECC-STEMI Task Force. "American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline - A Call to Arms for Emergency Medicine." ACEP News, January 2009. Read article 

2008 Editorials

Wenger, Nanette Kass. "ST-Elevation and Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Clinical Performance Measures: Promise for Progress". American Heart Association Learning Library, November 10, 2008. Read article

Antman, Elliott M. "The Specialty of Emergency Medicine: Needed Now More Than Ever Before." Annals of Emergency Medicine, October 2008; 4: 317-319. Read article (subscription required) 

2007 Editorials

Jacobs, Alice. "Regional Systems of Care for Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Being at the Right Place at the Right Time." Circulation, August 2007; 116: 689 - 692. Read article

2006 Editorials

Jacobs, Alice. "Regionalized Care for Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: It’s Closer Than You Think." Circulation, March 2006; 113: 1159 - 1161. Read article