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Chronic total occlusion in a non-infarct-related artery is closely associated with increased five-year mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (from the CREDO-Kyoto AMI registry)

EuroIntervention 2017;12:e1874-e1882 published online January 2017 published online e-edition February 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-15-00421

1. Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; 2. Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan; 3. Division of Cardiology, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospita

Aims: We sought to investigate the clinical impact of chronic total occlusion (CTO) in a non-infarct-related artery (IRA) on long-term cardiovascular outcomes in patients with ST-elevatio

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