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Acute coronary syndromes: No-reflow--an ominous sign of cardiac dysfunction.
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PMID:  20725104     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mechanical reperfusion in acute myocardial infarction does not always result in desirable optimal microvascular perfusion. Failure to achieve a normal myocardial blush in the infarcted region by contrast injection immediately after percutaneous coronary intervention--the 'no-reflow' phenomenon--is an ominous sign whose prognostic importance may go beyond its intimate association with infarct size.
Authors:
Michael Magro; Patrick W Serruys
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nature reviews. Cardiology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1759-5010     ISO Abbreviation:  Nat Rev Cardiol     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101500075     Medline TA:  Nat Rev Cardiol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  480-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Centre, Dr. Molewaterplein 40, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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