Efficacy and safety of thrombus aspiration in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials

@article{Taglieri2019EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety of thrombus aspiration in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials},
  author={Nevio Taglieri and Maria Letizia Bacchi Reggiani and G. G. Ghetti and Francesco Saia and Miriam Compagnone and Gianluca Lanati and Maria Teresa Di Dio and Antonio Giulio Bruno and Matteo Bruno and Diego Della Riva and Anna Corsini and Riccardo Narducci and Claudio Rapezzi},
  journal={European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care},
  year={2019},
  volume={8},
  pages={24 - 38}
}
Background: The role of thrombus aspiration plus primary percutaneous coronary intervention in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction remains controversial. Methods: We performed a meta-analysis of 25 randomised controlled trials in which 21,740 ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients were randomly assigned to thrombus aspiration plus primary percutaneous coronary intervention or primary percutaneous coronary intervention. Study endpoints were: death, myocardial infarction… CONTINUE READING
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