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Rescue angioplasty after failed thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: The appropriate treatment for patients in whom reperfusion fails to occur after thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction remains unclear. There are few data comparing emergency percutaneous coronary intervention (rescue PCI) with conservative care in such patients, and none comparing rescue PCI with repeated thrombolysis. METHODS: We conducted a multicenter trial in the United Kingdom involving 427 patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in whom reper...

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10.1056/nejmoa050849

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Gershlick, AH More by this author
Stephens-Lloyd, A More by this author
Abrams, KR More by this author
Stevens, SE More by this author
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Journal:
The New England journal of medicine
Volume:
353
Issue:
26
Pages:
2758-2768
Publication date:
2005-12-05
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
URN:
uuid:ab1c0aca-460c-4e8c-9613-adf8bc553f29
Source identifiers:
102215
Local pid:
pubs:102215

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