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In complex coronary artery disease, it is sometimes difficult to determine which lesions are associated with reversible ischemia and should be stented. Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is an established(More)
It is known that coronary atherosclerosis is a diffuse process, very little visible at angiography. This article describes a stable angina patient, three months after acute myocardial infarction(More)
OBJECTIVE To perform a comparative analysis of in-hospital results obtained from AMI patients who underwent rescue or primary PTCA. METHODS From the Brazilian Interventional National Registry(More)
Stent implantation produces a systemic increase of inflammatory markers that correlates with Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection in atherosclerotic plaque. We performed a clinical intervention study(More)
Background: Cardiogenic shock is the leading cause of death in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). The present study evaluated patients with STEMI and cardiogenic shock(More)