Supplemental O2 Not Beneficial in MI Patients With Normal O2 Levels

Ardavan Khoshnood, MD, PhD (Skåne University Hospital, Lund, Sweden), the lead investigator of the SOCCER trial, which showed supplemental oxygen therapy had no effect on the amount of myocardium salvaged in STEMI patients undergoing PCI, said the latest meta-analysis “clearly shows there is no positive nor negative effects of oxygen in patients with myocardial infarction and a normal blood oxygen saturation.”