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Rotational Atherectomy in a Patient with Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock.
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PMID:  24436613     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rotational atherectomy (rotablation) of coronary artery is relatively contraindicated in high thrombotic state such as acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) because of the risk of platelet activation by the rotablator. We present a case where rotablation was necessary to recanalize the right coronary artery in a patient presenting with acute STEMI complicated by cardiogenic shock, after unsuccessful attempts with balloon catheters. He improved remarkably after the procedure and was discharged after 4 days.
Authors:
Refai Showkathali; Jeremy W Sayer
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of angiology : official publication of the International College of Angiology, Inc     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1061-1711     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Angiol.     Publication Date:  2013 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-01-17     Completed Date:  2014-01-17     Revised Date:  2014-09-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9504821     Medline TA:  Int J Angiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  203-6     Citation Subset:  -    
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