Adverse long-term effects of reocclusion after coronary thrombolysis.

OBJECTIVES This study sought to assess the long-term clinical consequences of reocclusion after coronary thrombolysis. BACKGROUND After acute myocardial infarction successfully treated with thrombolysis, reocclusion occurs in approximately 30% of patients and leads to poorer in-hospital outcome. However, the long-term effects of reocclusion are unknown… CONTINUE READING