Comparison of the risk of left ventricular free wall rupture in Taiwanese patients with ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction undergoing different reperfusion strategies

@inproceedings{Chang2016ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the risk of left ventricular free wall rupture in Taiwanese patients with ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction undergoing different reperfusion strategies},
  author={R Chang and Han-Lin Tsai and Ping-Gune Hsiao and Chao-Wen Tan and Chi-Pin Lee and I-Tseng Chu and Y Chen and Cheng-Yun Chen},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2016}
}
Ventricular free wall rupture (VFWR) is the second most common cause of death in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Nevertheless, few reports have investigated the factors, including different treatment strategies, associated with VFWR in Taiwanese patients. Therefore, the aim of this study was to compare the risk of VFWR in Taiwanese patients with acute STEMI who had received primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), rescue PCI, scheduled PCI, thrombolytic… CONTINUE READING