Association of platelet count with residual thrombus in the myocardial infarct-related coronary artery among patients treated with fibrinolytic therapy for ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction.

Abstract

A higher platelet count is independently associated with the presence of residual thrombus in the infarct-related artery after administration of fibrinolytic therapy, even after multivariate adjustment.

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@article{Turakhia2004AssociationOP, title={Association of platelet count with residual thrombus in the myocardial infarct-related coronary artery among patients treated with fibrinolytic therapy for ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction.}, author={Minang P Turakhia and Sabina A . Murphy and Tina L. Pinto and Elliott Marshall Antman and Robert P Giugliano and Christopher Paul Cannon and Eugene Braunwald and C Michael Gibson}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={2004}, volume={94 11}, pages={1406-10} }