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Landmark Trial in Tamil Nadu Reduces Mortality Due to Heart Attack – TN STEMI Program Shows the Way Forward for a National Heart Attack Program

India is a large country with a very high burden of non-communicable disease, particularly cardiovascular diseases. It is estimated that there are over 60 million patients with heart disease in India with…

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Pilot program in Tamil Nadu focuses on acute care of ST-elevation myocardial infarction

A treatment plan for the acute care of ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) has been launched within a large rural district of Tamil Nadu, India. Taking advantage of recent changes, such as the GVK EMRI ambulance system and the government insurance program in Tamil Nadu, the program’s early data demonstrate… 

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