Finding an effective treatment for microvascular obstruction in STEMI: a road to perdition?

@article{Kumbhani2016FindingAE,
  title={Finding an effective treatment for microvascular obstruction in STEMI: a road to perdition?},
  author={Dharam Jaydeep Kumbhani and James A. de Lemos},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={37 24},
  pages={1920-2}
}
Perdition is derived from the Latin word ‘perdere’, which literally means ‘to destroy’, and the ‘road to perdition’ refers to a course or path that is destined for failure and damnation. The search for effective therapies for the no-reflow phenomenon, an important and common complication after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), has in many ways been a road to perdition for the interventional cardiology community. No-reflow… CONTINUE READING
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