Multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with multivessel disease and acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Corpus2004MultivesselPC,
  title={Multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with multivessel disease and acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Roberto A Corpus and John A. House and Steven P. Marso and J Aaron Grantham and Kenneth C Huber and Steven B Laster and Warren L. Johnson and William C Daniels and Charles W Barth and Lee V. Giorgi and Barry D. Rutherford},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={148 3},
  pages={493-500}
}
BACKGROUND The optimal percutaneous interventional strategy for dealing with significant non-culprit lesions in patients with multivessel disease (MVD) with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) at presentation remains controversial. METHODS A total of 820 patients treated with primary angioplasty for AMI between 1998 and 2002 were classified in groups of patients with single vessel disease (SVD) or MVD (> or =70% stenosis of > or =2 coronary arteries). Patients with MVD were subdivided in 3… CONTINUE READING