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Bivalirudin infusion to reduce ventricular infarction: the open-label, randomised Bivalirudin Infusion for Ventricular InfArction Limitation (BIVAL) study

EuroIntervention 2017;13:e540-e548 published online ahead of print May 2017 published online e-edition August 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00307

Robert-Jan van Geuns
Robert Jan van Geuns1*, MD, PhD; Georgios Sideris2, MD, PhD; Niels Van Royen3, MD, PhD; Rami El Mahmoud4, MD; Roberto Diletti1, MD, PhD; Claire Bal dit Sollier2, PhD; Jerome Garot5, MD, PhD; Nina W. Van Der Hoeven3, MD, PhD; Bernardo Cortese6, MD; Li Ding7, PhD; Ilknur Lechthaler8; Efthymios N. Deliargyris9, MD; Prodromos Anthopoulos8, MD; Ludovic Drouet2, MD, PhD
1. Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; 2. Hôpital AP-HP Lariboisière, Paris, France; 3. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 4. Hôpital Ambroise Paré, Boulogne, France; 5. Hôpital Privé Jacques Cartier, Ramsay Générale de Santé, I

Aims: The aim of the study was to investigate whether bivalirudin versus unfractionated heparin (UFH) reduces infarct size (IS) for primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) in la

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adjunctive pharmacologyclinical trialsmagnetic resonance imaging (mri)other imaging modalitiesst-elevation myocardial infarction (stemi)
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