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Will CULPRIT-SHOCK change my practice? The CULPRIT-SHOCK trial: culprit lesion-only PCI vs. multivessel PCI in patients with acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock

EuroIntervention 2018;14:955-958 published online ahead of print September 2018. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY18M09_1

1. Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology and Uppsala Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; 2. Interventional Cardiology Unit, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy; 3. Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birming

Introduction to the session

This summary report aims to capture the content of the session at EuroPCR 2018 that reviewed the implications for clinical practice of the CULPRIT-SHOCK trial, in order to share a critical analysis of the trial and report the views expressed in the interactive discussion. This article does not constitute an independent review of the topic by the authors.

The CULPRIT-SHOCK study1 tested the hypothesis that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of culprit lesion only, with the option of staged revascularisation of non-culprit lesions, would result in better clinical outcomes than immediate multivessel PCI in patients ...

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