Sustained improvement in left ventricular function and mortality by intracoronary streptokinase administration during evolving myocardial infarction.


One hundred eighty-eight patients with acute myocardial infarction were studied prospectively from August 1980 to September 1982. One hundred thirty-six of these patients were entered into a intracoronary streptokinase study after informed consent was obtained. The remaining 52 patients, who either met exclusion criteria for the study or refused to… (More)


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