What does TIMI stand for?
What does TIMI mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: TIMI.
What does TIMI mean?
- The 'Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction', or TIMI Study Group is an Academic Research Organization affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. The group has its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, and a satellite location in Quincy. The TIMI Study Group was founded by Eugene Braunwald, MD in 1984. Dr. Braunwald held the chairmanship until 2010, when he appointed Marc Sabatine, MD to the position. The group has conducted numerous practice-changing clinical trials in patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Among the group's most important contributions to medicine is the TIMI Risk Score, which assess the risk of death and ischemic events in patients experiencing unstable angina or a non-ST elevation myocardial infarction.