Microvascular dysfunction following ST-elevation myocardial infarction and its recovery over time

EuroIntervention 2017;13:e578-e584. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-16-00818

Mariella E.C.J. Hassell
Mariëlla E.C.J. Hassell1, MD; Matthijs Bax2, MD; Martijn A. van Lavieren1, MSc; Robin Nijveldt3, MD, PhD; Alexander Hirsch1, MD, PhD; Lourens Robbers3, MD; Koen M. Marques3, MD, PhD; Jan G.P. Tijssen1, PhD; Felix Zijlstra4, MD, PhD; Albert C. van Rossum3, MD, PhD; Ronak Delewi1, MD, PhD; Jan J. Piek1*, MD, PhD
1. Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 2. Department of Cardiology, Haga Teaching Hospital, The Hague, the Netherlands; 3. Department of Cardiology, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherla

Aims: It is unclear whether microvascular dysfunction following ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is prognostic for long-term left ventricular function (LVF), and whether recover

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depressed left ventricular functionmyocardial infarctionst-elevation myocardial infarction
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