Use of Thrombectomy Devices in Primary Percutaneous Interventions for ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction - An Update
Interventional cardiology (London, England), Volume 9, Issue 2, 2014, Pages 102-107.
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Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) is the preferred reperfusion modality in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). While PPCI is highly effective in achieving epicardial coronary reperfusion, a significant proportion of patients fail to achieve adequate myocardial reperfusion. This is in part due to the d...More
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