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Pharmacoinvasive therapy for acute myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21061245     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thrombus remains the bane of interventional cardiology. The use of thrombus extraction devices and distal protection devices has been controversial. Pharmacological modulation using intracoronary (IC) thrombolytic therapy during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is also not an established choice although intravenous thrombolytic therapy is widely accepted and applied treatment of choice for acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). This case report shows successful management of a patient of STEMI using a combination of IC thrombolytic therapy, thrombectomy device, and PCI. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Sanjeev Kumar Agarwal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-03-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  78     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  72-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Rashid Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. skacardio@yahoo.com.
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