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Table 2 Guideline adherence: proportion of the delays within the recommended time limits

From: Trends in treatment delays for patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Delay HUS-STEMI I HUS-STEMI II  
  % % p
Patient delay <120 min 55.8 50.8 0.290
EMS delay <60 min 24.7 41.0 <0.001
Door-to-balloon time <60 min 75.3 62.8 0.010
System delay <90 min 22.0 25.0 0.499
System delay <120 min 52.0 50.4 0.761
  1. Time limit recommendations by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
  2. EMS, emergency medical system.