What is the best anticoagulant therapy during primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction?

@article{Gurbel2015WhatIT,
  title={What is the best anticoagulant therapy during primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction?},
  author={Paul A Gurbel and Eliano Pio Navarese and Udaya S. Tantry},
  journal={Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej},
  year={2015},
  volume={125 6},
  pages={461-70}
}
Both ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are associated with a highly prothrombotic state, and thrombin plays a critical role during occlusive clot generation and subsequent occurrence of an ischemic event. Therefore, a strategy of anticoagulation plus dual antiplatelet therapy has been regarded as de… CONTINUE READING