Incidence, patient characteristics and predictors of aborted myocardial infarction in patients undergoing primary PCI: prospective study comparing pre- and in-hospital abciximab pretreatment.

@article{Hassan2009IncidencePC,
  title={Incidence, patient characteristics and predictors of aborted myocardial infarction in patients undergoing primary PCI: prospective study comparing pre- and in-hospital abciximab pretreatment.},
  author={Ayman K. M. Hassan and J Wouter Jukema and Arnoud van der Laarse and Hosam Hasan-Ali and Ron Wolterbeek and Frank van der Kley and Fabrizio Span{\'o} and Douwe Ekke Atsma and Martin Jan Schalij},
  journal={EuroIntervention : journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={662-8}
}
AIMS This study was performed to assess the incidence, patient characteristics and predictors of aborted myocardial infarction (MI) in patients with ST-segment elevation MI (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI). METHODS AND RESULTS We enrolled 179 consecutive patients with STEMI within a fixed protocol for PPCI (Leiden… CONTINUE READING