What impacts patient‘s with acute myocardial infarction 30 days survival rate after treatment?

Pranas Šerpytis, Agnė Andruškienė, Simona Pelanytė, Vilma Matelytė, Rasa Palšauskaitė, Robertas Katliorius Abstract Aim of study: to analyse influence of different factors on 30 days survival post-treatment rate for patients, suffering from acute myocardial infarction with ST-segment elevation and non-ST-segment elevation during 2011. Materials and methods: retrospectively investigated 1445 case histories of patients, divided into…

Treatment of Acute Stemi with Thrombolysis: Tenecteplase Vs. Streptokinase

Pranas Šerpytis, Valdas Bilkis, Robertas Kakliorius, Rasa Kūgienė, Vida Žvironaitė, Rimgaudas Katkus, Dalia Jarašūnienė, Nerijus Klimas, Aistė Žebrauskaitė, Egidijus Berūkštis, Dmitrijus Kačiurinas Abstract The aim of this study – to compare the efficacy of streptokinase with tenecteplase, while treating patients with ST elevated acute myocardial infarction by thrombolysis. To evaluate, how these agents affect TIMI…

Acute ischemic stroke care at two hospitals of Lithuania: issues on its compliance with international and national guidelines. A retrospective study

Gintautas Gumbrevičius Abstract Summary Objective. Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability both globally and in Lithuania, however it is a preventable and treatable disease. Our aim was to analyze stroke care in terms of emergency medical services (EMS), diagnostic and pharmacotherapy possibilities in everyday clinical practice and adherence to national…