International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2016)

A study on role of tenecteplase in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction


Dr. R. Nagamani, Dr. N. Srinivasa Rao, Dr. Reshma Sultana Shaik, Dr. Malathi, Dr. Swapna, Dr. Sharath, Dr. B. V. S. Apoorva

Aim: To study the role of tenecteplase in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. 
Study Design: It is an observational study. 
Study Group: Study group consisted of 50 patients who were diagnosed to have ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in emergency department of Osmania general hospital. 
Number of Patients: 50. 
Period of The Study: 6 months, from December 2014 to May, 2015. 
Inclusion Criteria: All those who were diagnosed to have ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and present within the window period for thrombolysis and without any contraindications to thrombolytic therapy rnExclusion Criteria: All those who have contraindications for thrombolytic therapy. 
Investigations: Electrocardiogram, serum levels of cardiac enzymes.
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