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Multivessel revascularisation in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: too early to change the guidelines
  1. Jan-Henk Dambrink,
  2. Arnoud van 't Hof
  1. Isala Klinieken, Department of Cardiology, Zwolle, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jan-Henk E Dambrink, Isala Klinieken, Groot Wezenland 20, 8011 JW Zwolle, The Netherlands; j.h.e.dambrink{at}isala.nl

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To the Editor: With great interest we have read the article by Politi et al1 on revascularisation of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction and multivessel disease. The authors are to be complimented on the largest randomised trial on this subject, with the longest follow-up.

However, we question whether this study is the ‘justification for complete revascularisation at the time of primary angioplasty’, as the paper is labelled by the accompanying editorial. Apart from the considerable imbalance in patient numbers, which …

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