Thrombolytic therapy: adjuvant mechanical intervention for acute myocardial infarction.

Abstract

Following successful pharmacologic thrombolysis, early coronary angiography frequently shows a tight residual stenosis in the infarct-related artery at the site of recent occlusion. Approaches to the management of the residual stenosis have undergone a gradual evolution from an aggressive strategy of immediate balloon dilation to a more conservative… (More)

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@article{Muller1992ThrombolyticTA, title={Thrombolytic therapy: adjuvant mechanical intervention for acute myocardial infarction.}, author={David W M Muller and Eric J. Topol}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={1992}, volume={69 2}, pages={60A-70A} }