August 2007

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Volume 19 Issue 8
Throughout revascularization of coronary arteries and saphenous vein grafts in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and acute coronary syndromes, the burden of a thrombus can be “felt” by interventionalists. You know that ominous “feeling” when angiogra…
Distal embolization of atherothrombotic material often occurs during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and its angiographic evidence ifigures associated with worse long-term outcomes.1 Angiog…