When is heparin indicated in the treatment of suspected STEMI?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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In patients with suspected STEMI for whom primary PCI reperfusion is planned, unfractionated heparin can be administered either in the prehospital or the hospital setting (class IIb)


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