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Patent coronary artery and myocardial infarction in the era of primary angioplasty: assessment of an old problem in a new setting with data from the Swedish Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty Registry (SCAAR)

EuroIntervention 2010;6:590-595.

Martin Kreutzer
Martin Kreutzer1*, MD; Anders Magnuson2, Bsc; Bo Lagerqvist3, MD, PhD; Ole Fröbert1, MD, PhD
1. Department of Cardiology, Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden; 2. Statistical and epidemiology unit, Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden; 3. Department of Cardiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Aims: The purpose of this study was to evaluate factors that contribute to a patent IRA (infarct - related artery) and the prognostic impact of a patent IRA in patients with ST-elevation my

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