Do you fear to deploy DES during primary PCI ?
- No. Not at all !
- May be “Yes”
- Yes, definitely
- It depends upon which drug it Elutes !
Answers that might decode the cardiologist mind. ( Excuse me if it errs !)
If the answer is 1 , You are the most optimistic cardiologist and scientifically updated , data driven cardiologist , and with little concern for the patient welfare.
If the answer is 2 , Your are a cautious cardiologist may be . . . may be . . . an ideal one . The chances of you , using a DES is still low in STEMI.
If the answer is 3 , You are a pessimist and with anti technology thoughts but still you have more concern for your patients!
If your answer is 4 , You are undecided and probably ignorant as well . Most likely you would not use it for some reason .You need to read more on the topic .
By the way , my answer is response three.
Read further , the EXAMINATION trial just released in ESC 2011 Paris .