Why Hasn't Aspiration Thrombectomy Worked Better in STEMI?
from MedPage Today
The more residual thrombus exists prior to primary percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, the less likely aspiration thrombectomy was likely to be effective, according to a single-center study. Myocardial no-reflow after stenting was more likely in patients with more residual thrombus, reported
Ik-Kyung Jang, MD, PhD
, of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues.
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