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Aspiration thrombectomy and primary percutaneous coronary intervention


How beneficial is the adjunctive use of thrombectomy devices in STEMI patients undergoing primary angioplasty?

  • MBG, myocardial blush grade
  • PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention
  • STEMI, ST segment elevation myocardial infarction
  • TIMI, Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction
  • TVAC, thrombus vacuum aspiration catheter
  • primary angioplasty
  • myocardial infarction
  • distal embolization
  • thrombectomy device

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