Aims: The inability to optimise stent expansion fully whilst simultaneously preventing distal embolisation during ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) remains a clinical conundrum.
Vasim Farooq1*, MBChB, MRCP, PhD; Patrick W. Serruys2, MD, PhD; Ahmad H.S. Mustafa1, MB, BCh, FRACP; Mamas A. Mamas3, MA, DPhil, BM BCh, MRCP; Nadim Malik1, MBBS, MA, MD, FRCP, FESC; Hafez A. Alhous1, MD, MRCP, PhD; Magdi El-Omar1, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, MD; Cara Hendry1, MB ChB, MRCP, MD; Durgesh N. Rana4, MBBS, MD, FRCPath, Dip RCPath (Cytology); David Shelton4, BChB, FRCPath; Paul K. Wright4, PhD, MRCSEd, FRCPath; Nadira Narine4, MSc; Bernard Clarke1, MD, BSc, MBChB, MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC; Bernard Keavney1, BSc, BM BCh, DM, FRCP; Farzin Fath-Ordoubadi1
1. Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, University of Manchester and Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom; 2. Erasmu
Sign in to read and download the full articleForgot your password?
No account yet? Sign up for free!Create my pcr account
Join us for free and access thousands of articles from EuroIntervention, as well as presentations, videos, cases from PCRonline.com
aspiration thrombectomyback aspirationdistal embolisationforward aspirationincomplete stent appositionst-elevation myocardial infarctionstent thrombosis
Coronary interventionsSTEMITools, devices and techniques
Read next articleImpact of chronic kidney disease on outcomes after percutaneous mitral valve repair with the MitraClip system: insights from the GRASP registry