Does proximal location of culprit lesion confer worse prognosis in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST elevation myocardial infarction?

ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) from proximally located culprit lesion is associated with greater myocardium at jeopardy. In STEMI patients treated with thrombolytics, proximal culprit lesions are known to have worse prognosis. This relation has not been studied in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). In 3… CONTINUE READING