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Angiographic perfusion score assessed in patients with acute myocardial infarction is correlated with cardiac magnetic resonance infarct size and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in 6-month follow-up.
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PMID:  20373129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
RESULTS: Median APS was 7.5 points. APS ≥ 10 was present in 42% of patients. The significant correlation was found between APS and: CMR infarct size (r = - 0.48; P = 0.0001), CMR left ventricular (LV) ejection fraction (r = 0.5; P = 0.002), LV end-diastolic volume index (r = - 0.37; P = 0.004), LV end-systolic volume index (r = -0.41; P = 0.001), NT pro-BNP (r = - 0.5; P = 0.02). Patients with APS ≥ 10 had significantly lower infarct size, LV volumes, higher EF and lower NT pro-BNP. APS assessed in patients with STEMI treated with PCI is a good predictor of infarct size and left ventricular function in 6-month follow-up.
Tomasz Rakowski; Jacek Legutko; Pawel Kleczynski; Agata Brzozowska-Czarnek; Artur Dziewierz; Zbigniew Siudak; Waldemar Mielecki; Andrzej Urbanik; Jacek S Dubiel; Dariusz Dudek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1573-742X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Thromb. Thrombolysis     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-27     Completed Date:  2011-10-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9502018     Medline TA:  J Thromb Thrombolysis     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  441-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
2nd Department of Cardiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland.
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MeSH Terms
Biological Markers / blood
Cohort Studies
Follow-Up Studies
Magnetic Resonance Angiography* / methods
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / blood*,  diagnosis*
Natriuretic Peptide, Brain / blood*
Peptide Fragments / blood*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers; 0/Peptide Fragments; 0/pro-brain natriuretic peptide (1-76); 114471-18-0/Natriuretic Peptide, Brain

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