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BACKGROUND The leading cause of death in patients hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction is cardiogenic shock. We conducted a randomized trial to evaluate early revascularization in patients(More)
OBJECTIVES This SHOCK Study report seeks to provide an overview of patients with cardiogenic shock (CS) complicating acute myocardial infarction (MI) and the outcome with various treatments. The(More)
OBJECTIVES We sought to investigate the potential benefit of thrombolytic therapy (TT) and intra-aortic balloon pump counterpulsation (IABP) on in-hospital mortality rates of patients enrolled in a(More)
*American College of Cardiology Foundation representative. †Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions representative. ‡American Heart Association representative. §Former Task Force(More)