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Since early diagnosis was correct, the patient received an adequate therapeutic algorithm, in other words mechanical reperfusion and stent placement in the infarct-related artery.
Use of abciximab prior to primary angioplasty in STEMI results in early recanalization of the infarct-related artery and improved myocardial tissue reperfusion - Results of the Austrian multi-centre randomized ReoPro-BRIDGING Study.
Usefulness of the admission electrocardiogram for identifying the infarct-related artery in inferior wall acute myocardial infarction.
Functional role of microvascular integrity in patients with infarct-related artery patency after acute myocardial infarction.
It also showed patients with large thrombus burden, who were treated with RT, had a lower infarct-related artery stent thrombosis compared to those
13,14) Finally, it has been reported that MPV at admission might also be valuable in the prediction of the infarct-related artery patency and in planning the need for adjunctive therapy to improve outcomes in patients with STEMI undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
CHICAGO -- Routine late coronary intervention to open a persistently occluded infarct-related artery in stable patients is no longer appropriate in light of the findings of the 2,166-patient Occluded Artery Trial, said Dr.
Myoglobin, creatine-kinase-MB and cardiac troponin-I 60-minute ratios predict infarct-related artery patency after thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction: results from the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction study (TIMI) 1013.
Dilatation of infarct-related artery lesions was performed in 82 cases (93%) vs.
Impact of total occlusion of an infarct-related artery on long-term mortality in acute non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients who underwent early percutaneous coronary intervention.
In the Ischemic postconditioning group, Infarct-related artery (IRA) was recanalized, blocked by primary balloon angioplasty (PTCA) for 30 s within one minute.
They were then infused in three boluses given over 15 minutes in a saline solution containing heparin and nitroglycerin-The infusion was delivered through an over-the-wire angioplasty catheter, with the balloon inflated at the stented site of the previous blockage in the infarct-related artery.