Safety and feasibility of selective intracoronary hypothermia in acute myocardial infarction

EuroIntervention 2017;13:e1475-e1482 published online August 2017 published online e-edition December 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00240

Luuk Otterspoor
Luuk C. Otterspoor1, MD; Marcel van ‘t Veer1,2, MSc, PhD; Lokien X. van Nunen1, MD, PhD; Guus R.G. Brueren1, MD, PhD; Pim A.L. Tonino1, MD, PhD; Inge F. Wijnbergen1, MD, PhD; Harold Helmes1, RN; Frederik M. Zimmermann1, MD; Eduard Van Hagen1, RN; Nils P. Johnson3, MD, PhD; Nico H.J. Pijls1,2*, MD, PhD
1. Department of Cardiology, Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, Eindhoven, the Netherlands; 2. Department of Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands; 3. Division of Cardiology, Weatherhead PET Center, McGovern Med

Aims: Hypothermia reduces reperfusion injury and infarct size in animal models of acute myocardial infarction if started before reperfusion. Human studies have not confirmed benefit, prob

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