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Correlations between epicardial flow, microvascular reperfusion, infarct size and clinical outcomes in patients with anterior versus non-anterior myocardial infarction treated with primary or rescue angioplasty: analysis from the EMERALD trial

EuroIntervention 2009;5:417-424 - DOI10.4244/EIJV5I4A66.

1. Columbia University Medical Center and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, NY, USA; 2. St Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; 3. Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA, USA; 4. Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, NC, USA; 5.

Aims: We compared epicardial and microvascular reperfusion, infarct size, and clinical outcomes after primary and rescue PCI with and without GuardWire distal protection in patients with LA

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