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Acute Myocardial Infarction in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation (Management of)

ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines

Topics: Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)


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Current versions available to download

Publication dateVersionsReferencesSize
2012Essential MessagesEssential Messages 989 KB
2012Full TextEuropean Heart Journal (2012) 33, 2569–2619
2012Pocket Guidelines
2012PdaDownload the PDA version
2012 Slide-setGuidelines slide set on AMI STEMI 8 MB
2012CME Questions5 hours of External CME credits

Current translated versions available to download:


Ph. Gabriel Steg (Chairperson), Stefan K. James (Chairperson), Dan Atar, Luigi P. Badano, Carina Blomström Lundqvist, Michael A. Borger, Carlo Di Mario, Kenneth Dickstein, Gregory Ducrocq, Francisco Fernandez-Aviles, Anthony H. Gershlick, Pantaleo Giannuzzi, Sigrun Halvorsen, Kurt Huber, Peter Juni, Adnan Kastrati, Juhani Knuuti, Mattie J. Lenzen, Kenneth W. Mahaffey,Marco Valgimigli, Arnoud van’t Hof, Petr Widimsky, Doron Zahger

Declarations of Interest of the experts involved in the elaboration of the document

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Table of contents: Full Text (ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines)
  • Introduction

The definition of acute myocardial infarction, epidemiology of St-segment elevation myocardial infarction

  • Emergency care

    Initial diagnosis, Relief of pain, breathlessness and anxiety, Cardiac arrest,pre-hospital logistics of care, reperfusion therapy, management of hyperglycaemia in the acute phase of STEMI 

  • Management during hospitalization and at discharge

Coronary care unit logistics and monitoring, Risk assessment and imaging, Assessment of myocardial viability, Routine thearpy sor ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

  • Complications following ST-segment elevation myocardial infraction

Haemodynamic and rhythm disturbances, Cardiac complications

  • Gaps in evidence

Previous versions




Full Text
European Heart Journal2008292909-2945Full Fextguidelines-AMI-FT-2008.pdf
European Heart Journal20032428-66Full Text
European Heart Journal19961743-63Full Text