Table 2 Trials comparing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with thrombolysis in relation to time-to-treat and post-procedural complications at 30 days
StudyAdverse events occurring within 30 days (% of patients)
Time to treatment (min)PCIThrombolysis
PCIThrombolysisMortalityReinfarctionStrokeMortalityReinfarctionStroke
GUSTO IIb152281805.74.40.27.06.50.9
PRAGUE202151927.01.00.014.010.01.0
DANAMI-2*211881606.70.90.05.96.42.3
Air PAMI13174638.41.40.012.10.04.5
Zijlstra et al22 (early group)⩽120⩽1203.91.70.25.06.60.9
Zijlstra et al22 (intermediate group)120–240120–2404.14.10.46.36.31.6
Zijlstra et al22 (late group)⩾240⩾2404.72.40.612.16.01.3
de Boer et al3359317.022.0