Impact of diabetes mellitus on myocardial perfusion after primary angioplasty in patients with acute myocardial infarction.

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OBJECTIVES We investigated the impact of diabetes mellitus on myocardial perfusion after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) utilizing myocardial blush grade (MBG) and ST-segment elevation resolution (STR). BACKGROUND Diabetes is an independent predictor of outcomes after primary PCI for acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Whether the poor… (More)

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@article{Prasad2005ImpactOD, title={Impact of diabetes mellitus on myocardial perfusion after primary angioplasty in patients with acute myocardial infarction.}, author={A. Raghavendra Guru Prasad and Gregg Whitney Stone and Thomas D. Stuckey and Costantino Ortiz Costantini and Peter J. Zimetbaum and Michael McLaughlin and Roxana Mehran and E. Garc{\'i}a and James E. Tcheng and David A. Cox and Cindy Lee Grines and Alexandra J Lansky and Bernard J. Gersh}, journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology}, year={2005}, volume={45 4}, pages={508-14} }