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According to the report, more than 93 percent of patients have their arteries opened within 90 minutes of arrival to the hospital.
"It's one of the few things in medicine where time, literally seconds, is of the essence,” said Ajay Kirtane, MD, director of the lab that performs angioplasties at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. “It's where the phrase 'time is muscle' comes from.”
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