Thrombus Aspiration in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Presenting Late After Symptom Onset.

@article{Desch2016ThrombusAI,
  title={Thrombus Aspiration in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Presenting Late After Symptom Onset.},
  author={Steffen Desch and Thomas Stiermaier and Suzanne de Waha and Philipp Lurz and Matthias Gutberlet and Marcus Sandri and Norman Mangner and Enno Boudriot and Michael Woinke and Sandra Erbs and Gerhard C. Schuler and Georg Fuernau and Ingo Eitel and Holger Thiele},
  journal={JACC. Cardiovascular interventions},
  year={2016},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={113-22}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to examine whether manual thrombus aspiration reduces microvascular obstruction assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) presenting late after symptom onset. BACKGROUND Thrombus aspiration is an established treatment option in patients with STEMI… CONTINUE READING