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Will this trial change my practice? TOTAL: a randomised trial of thrombus aspiration in ST-elevation myocardial infarction

EuroIntervention 2015;11:361-363. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11I3A70

Miles W.H. Behan
Miles W. Behan1, MD; Michael Haude2, MD; Keith G. Oldroyd3, MD; Alexandra J. Lansky4, MD; Stefan James5, MD; Andreas Baumbach6*, MD
Edinburgh Heart Centre, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 2. Medical Clinic I, Städtische Kliniken Neuss, Lukaskrankenhaus GmbH, Neuss, Germany; 3. West of Scotland Heart and Lung Centre, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, United Kingdom; 4. Division o
The “Will this trial change my practice?” sessions at PCR

The aim of the article is to capture the session at EuroPCR 2015, communicate the analysis of the trialists, and report the views expressed in the interactive discussion.


CI: confidence interval

HR: hazard ratio

ESC: European Society of Cardiology

GPIIb/IIIa: glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonists

NNH: number needed to harm

OCT: optical coherence tomography

PCI: percutaneous coronary intervention

STEMI: ST-elevation myocardial infarction

TIMI: Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction

Introduction to the session

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