Evaluation the Door-to-Balloon Time in Patient with STElevation Myocardial Infraction (STEMI) in King Abdullah Medical City (KAMC) in Makkah Almukarramah: A Retrospective Single Center Study

Authors

  • Arwa Fairaq1, Dunia Alfi2, Halah Bahakeem2, SehamMalki3, Raheeq Algarrash3, Shroug Allehyani2 , Yosra Al-Hindi1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2287

Keywords:

Ischemic heart disease, ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, percutaneous coronary intervention, Door-to balloon time, door-to-needle time.

Abstract

Background: ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarctionis a time-sensitive emergency condition. Thus, guidelines
recommended 90 minutes or less for door-to-balloon time at a percutaneous coronary intervention-capable
hospital and with in 120 minutes or less if transferred from per cutaneous coronary intervention-Uncapable
Hospital. The main objective was to evaluate the recommended time needed forreperfusion therapy
particularly percutaneous coronary intervention inpatients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarctionat King
Abdullah Medical City.
Method and Results: A retrospective single center study. Data were obtained from 47 patients records
diagnosed with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction and treated with percutaneous coronary interventionat
King Abdullah Medical Cityfrom Jan 2018 through March 2019. About 36.4% of patients received
percutaneous coronary intervention in more than 90 Minutes eventhough they arrived directly at King
Abdullah Medical City. For patients who were transferred to King Abdullah Medical City, 63.9% of those
patients did not achieve the recommended door-to-balloon time.
Conclusion: High percentage of patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarctionat King Abdullah Medical
City did notreceive percutaneous coronary intervention within the recommended timeline.

Author Biography

Arwa Fairaq1, Dunia Alfi2, Halah Bahakeem2, SehamMalki3, Raheeq Algarrash3, Shroug Allehyani2 , Yosra Al-Hindi1

1Assistant Professor, 2Pharm. D Graduate, 3B. Pharm Graduate, Department of Clinical Pharmacy,
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Umm Al-Qura, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Published

2021-01-09

How to Cite

Arwa Fairaq1, Dunia Alfi2, Halah Bahakeem2, SehamMalki3, Raheeq Algarrash3, Shroug Allehyani2 , Yosra Al-Hindi1. (2021). Evaluation the Door-to-Balloon Time in Patient with STElevation Myocardial Infraction (STEMI) in King Abdullah Medical City (KAMC) in Makkah Almukarramah: A Retrospective Single Center Study. Medico Legal Update, 21(1), 92-99. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2287