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Aborted myocardial infarction: a clinical-magnetic resonance correlation
  1. G Tarantini,
  2. A Ramondo,
  3. S Iliceto
  1. Cardiology Clinic, University of Padova, Padua, Italy
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Giuseppe Tarantini
    Department of Cardiology, University of Padova, Policlinico Universitario, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padua, Italy;


This report illustrates a magnetic resonance image of aborted myocardial infarction after primary angioplasty. Myocardial oedema in the absence of late enhancement seems to be the magnetic resonance marker of the myocardium at risk of infarction that has been reperfused within 30 minutes and aborted in the clinic.

  • ASSENT-3, assessment of the safety of a new thrombolytic 3
  • CK, creatine kinase
  • MI, myocardial infarction
  • MITI, myocardial infarction triage and intervention
  • TIMI, thrombolysis in myocardial infarction
  • myocardial infarction
  • aborted myocardial infarction
  • angioplasty
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • myocardial oedema

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