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Heart 91:421-422 doi:10.1136/hrt.2004.039065
  • Editorial

Coronary recanalisation, myocardial viability, and ventricular remodelling after infarction

  1. P G Camici
  1. Correspondence to:
    Professor Paolo G Camici
    MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 ONN, UK; paolo.camicicsc.mrc.ac.uk

    Abstract

    It is important to identify the mechanisms that determine the progression to left ventricular remodelling after an acute myocardial infarction, in order that patients can be treated before the development of overt heart failure