Clinical significance of coronary flow to the infarct zone before successful primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Hatada2001ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical significance of coronary flow to the infarct zone before successful primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Kengo Hatada and Tetsuro Sugiura and Hiroshi Kamihata and Seishi Nakamura and Nobukazu Takahashi and Fumio Yuasa and Toshiji Iwasaka},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2001},
  volume={120 6},
  pages={1959-63}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of coronary flow to the infarct zone before primary coronary angioplasty on hospital complications in patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI). DESIGN Consecutive case series analysis. SETTING Coronary-care unit in a university hospital. PATIENTS Two hundred sixty-four consecutive patients with ST-elevation… CONTINUE READING