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Complete versus culprit-only revascularisation for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
  1. Rahman Shah,
  2. Melissa A Mooney
  1. Section of Cardiology, University of Tennessee, School of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rahman Shah, University of Tennessee, School of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, 1030 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, USA; Shahcardiology{at}

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To the Editor,

We read with great interest the recent meta-analysis by Kowalewski et al.1 The authors should be congratulated for their work. However, we would like to make a few comments about some issues with the meta-analysis. First, complete revascularisations (CRs) done as staged procedures (SPs) were analysed with the incomplete revascularisation group, but endpoints were measured at a median follow-up of 12 months. Because the majority of SPs were performed within days to weeks of …

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  • Contributors Both authors contributed equally to the article. Both authors listed in the manuscript had access to the data and a role in preparing the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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