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To evaluate the value of WeChat App in Patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
The 24h-WeChat App was established with the Heart center of Hebei Yanda Hospital as the core center and included the 120 pre-hospital emergency system, emergency departments, and primary PCI-incapable local hospital in the surrounding area of Sanhe City. One hundred and ninety inpatients with the first time AMI at Hebei Yanda Hospital were consecutively enrolled from January 2016 to December 2016. The time from onset to the first medical contact (O-to-FMC), the time from the first medical contact to balloon (FMC-to-B), the time from door to balloon (D-to-B) and coronary flow were calculated. All patients were followed up averagely for 6 months for observing cardiac function, all-cause mortality and incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE).
Compared with the control group, the time from the first medical contact to balloon(FMC-to-B) and the time from door-to-balloon were significantly decreased in WeChat group. The CTFC and Blush TIMI grade in WeChat group were significantly better than the control group. During 6-month follow-up, The LVEF in WeChat group was significantly increased than the control group.
Application of WeChat App in treating AMI patients can shorten the FMC-to-B and D-to-B time. There is slight value to improve prognosis of AMI treated with PPCI.