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Rheolytic therapy combined with intragraft abciximab for treatment in acute myocardial infarction.
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PMID:  23388236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
After coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, patients can present with challenging lesions in the setting of acute coronary syndrome, particularly with high clot burden. Techniques including thrombectomy and local delivery of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors have been utilized for these saphenous venous graft lesions. We report a case involving a post-CABG patient presenting with an acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction due to great clot burden in his bypass graft and successful restoration of Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) grade 3 flow after rheolytic thrombectomy followed by localized IIb/IIIa administration.
Authors:
Ajay Vallakati; Lou Mastrine; Sergey Ayzenberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E33-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Maimonides Medical Center, 4802 Tenth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219 USA. lmastrine@hotmail.com.
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