When should we do primary PCI after tenecteplase in acute MI?

When should we do primary PCI after tenecteplase in acute MI?

In this video, Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket will talk on primary PCI after tenecteplase in acute MI, in this video. He explains that after 2-3 hours of thrombolysis, these patients should undergo angiography and if there is a need then angioplasty should also be done. He will further talk that the golden period is after two hours any time with 12 or 24 hours’ time. It is different from facilitated PCI. Any patient who gets thrombolysis should be shifted to PCI capable centre with 2 to 12 hours.

Dr. Viveka Kumar

Dr. Viveka Kumar is a Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Director of the Cath Lab at Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket, New Delhi. He completed his MBBS and MD (Medicine) from IMS (BHU), Varanasi and later obtained the DM (Cardiology) postdoc, superspeciality degree through GSVM Medical College, Kanpur. Has extensive experience in the field of Cardiac interventions and Electrophysiology. Specializes in complex angioplasties including multivessel, bifurication and left main angioplasties with Rota Ablation, FFR, IVUS, IABP, IMPELLA devices. Has done more than 7500 angioplasties and 2500 balloon valvotomies with good outcomes.

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