Role of adjunctive thrombectomy and embolic protection devices in acute myocardial infarction: a comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized trials.

@article{Bavry2008RoleOA,
  title={Role of adjunctive thrombectomy and embolic protection devices in acute myocardial infarction: a comprehensive meta-analysis of randomized trials.},
  author={Anthony A Bavry and Dharam Jaydeep Kumbhani and Deepak L Bhatt},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 24},
  pages={2989-3001}
}
AIMS Adjunctive thrombectomy and embolic protection devices in acute myocardial infarction have been extensively studied, although outcomes have mainly focused on surrogate markers of reperfusion. Therefore, the effect of adjunctive devices on clinical outcomes is unknown. This study sought to determine whether the use of a thrombectomy or embolic protection device during revascularization for acute myocardial infarction reduces mortality compared with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI… CONTINUE READING

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