News Centre . This content was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health Information, an editorially independent news service, is a scheduled program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research company unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.. 5M Pakistanis suffering from flooding need humanitarian assistance, U.N. Agencies say US aid agencies said Friday more than five million Pakistanis are in need of humanitarian assistance following the floods earlier this year, with nearly half of these being children, the VOA Breaking News blog reports .N.Percutaneous Coronary Intervention All patients were to endure early PCI and angiography, if appropriate, no later on than 72 hours following randomization. Degrees of creatine kinase, the creatine kinase MB fraction, and levels of troponin had been measured 4 to 8 hours after randomization. In patients who underwent PCI, the level of creatine kinase and the creatine kinase MB fraction had been measured instantly before and 2, 6, and 12 hours after PCI. Outcomes The primary outcome was the proper time to cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke, whichever occurred first, up to day 30. The secondary outcomes included the composite of death from cardiovascular causes, myocardial infarction, stroke, or recurrent ischemia; the individual components of the principal outcome; and death from any cause.