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Left main thrombus as a complication of thrombectomy during primary percutaneous coronary intervention.
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PMID:  21297218     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Small randomized trials in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction have shown that aspiration thrombectomy improves angiographic outcomes and may improve clinical outcomes. However, there remains a lack of reports on device-related complications. We report a case of a device complication involving the left main coronary artery where a large burden of thrombus was brought back into the left main coronary artery from the circumflex during aspiration thrombectomy.
Ashraf Alazzoni; James Velianou; Sanjit S Jolly
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E9-E11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University Medicine, DBCVSRI Building Rm C3-118, 237 Barton St. East, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, L8L 2X2, Canada.
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