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Aspiration thrombectomy in ST-elevation myocardial infarction

EuroIntervention 2014;10-T35-T38. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV10STA7

1. Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; 2. Tampere Heart Hospital, Tampere, Finland

The major challenge in the treatment of ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is not only restoration of normal coronary blood flow but also microvascular perfusion. In fact, both electrocardiographic (ST segment resolut

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