Mechanism of acute myocardial infarction in patients with prior coronary artery bypass grafting and therapeutic implications.

Abstract

Although acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is usually due to thrombotic occlusion when involving a native coronary artery, the mechanism responsible for AMI in patients with previous coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is not well understood. Since knowledge of pathophysiology of AMI may alter subsequent management, angiograms obtained between 1 hour and… (More)

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@article{Grines1990MechanismOA, title={Mechanism of acute myocardial infarction in patients with prior coronary artery bypass grafting and therapeutic implications.}, author={Cindy Lee Grines and David C. Booth and Steven Evan Nissen and John Carl Gurley and Kelly A. Bennett and WILLIAM N. O'CONNOR and Anthony N. Demaria}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={1990}, volume={65 20}, pages={1292-6} }