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BACKGROUND Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection has been suggested to play an important role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. Whether CMV may be involved in the development of acute myocardial… (More)
BACKGROUND Myocardial reperfusion following primary percutaneous coronary intervention (pPCI) is limited due to, among other things, microembolic events. Abciximab and a mechanical system of distal… (More)
A case of 65 year old male with acute myocardial infarction is described. The patient underwent successful primary coronary angioplasty with the use of a distal embolic protection device.
In the setting of inferior acute myocardial infarction (AMI) one of two veels can be the infarct-related artery, either right coronary artery (RCA) or circumflex artery (LCx) of the left coronary… (More)
We describe a case of a 55-year-old male with anterior myocardial infarction, treated in the acute phase with thrombolysis. Transthoracic echocardiography showed hypokinetic apical segments, ejection… (More)