PROFILE OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING CARDIAC AND CATHETERIZATION ANGIOPLASTY IN A GENERAL HOSPITAL
Authors: Ohana Toigo Kuhn, Jonatan Fernando Beschaira Bueno, Marli Maria Loro, Adriane Cristina Bernat Kolankiewicz, Eliane Roseli Winkelmann, Cleci L. S. Piovesan Rosanelli
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Objective: To analyze the profile of patients undergoing cardiac catheterization and angioplasty with stent in an IV Porte General Hospital of the Rio Grande do Sul State Northwest, featuring patients through sociodemographic data and identify the procedure performed, type of anesthesia and the catheter insertion site. Method: Quantitative, descriptive, documentary and cross held in hemodynamics unit search of a Porte General Hospital IV of the northwest region of Rio Grande do Sul State was obtained approval from the Research Ethics Committee of Unijuí with the opinion embodied No. 200.0 / 2011. Results: of the 2,578 patients, 59.7% were male, 60.4% are aged between 50-70 years; 36.7% of cases were patients ascribed the 17th Regional Coordination of Health, 49.5% were attended by the Single Health System, 68.2% underwent diagnostic cardiac catheterization, 72.3% used via the radial artery for procedure and 95.7% was under local anesthesia. Final
Thoughts: health managers through the disclosed subsidies can program and implement health policies that may contribute to the access to the service and minimizing complications.