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Acute inferior ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty using only a Pronto aspiration catheter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18523331     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In a patient with acute myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty, a large amount of thrombus was removed from the middle segment of the right coronary artery using a Pronto V3 extraction catheter (Vascular Solutions, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota). Repeat angiography revealed no significant residual stenosis and no further intervention was undertaken.
Dimitrios Avramides; Konstantinos Raisakis; Evangelos Matsakas
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-04     Completed Date:  2008-09-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E177-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Athens General Hospital, Cardiology, 154 Mesogion Av, Athens, 11527 Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / instrumentation*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Thrombosis / therapy*
Heart Conduction System / physiopathology*
Myocardial Infarction / physiopathology,  radiography,  therapy*
Treatment Outcome

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