Published: 12 November 2019
Author(s): YuanHui Liu, YiNing Dai, JiaYing Chen, Cheng Huang, ChongYang Duan, Shuai Shao, HongHuan Chen, Ling Xue, DanQing Yu, JiYan Chen, Ning Tan, PengCheng He

Infection in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) significantly increases mortality, prolongs the length of hospital stay, and increases the health care cost [1,2]. Therefore, it is critical to identify patients at high risk of post-acute myocardial infarction (P-AMI) infection and to develop effective interventions for prevention. Some tools have been established for risk stratification, such as the quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA).

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