Incidence and outcomes of early left ventricular thrombus following ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Incidence and outcomes of early left ventricular thrombus following ST-elevation myocardial... Clin Res Cardiol (2017) 106:695–701 DOI 10.1007/s00392-017-1111-4 OR IGINAL PAPER Incidence and outcomes of early left ventricular thrombus following ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention 1,2 1 1,2 1,2 • • • • Shafik Khoury Sarit Carmon Gilad Margolis Gad Keren 1,2 Yacov Shacham Received: 2 March 2017 / Accepted: 6 April 2017 / Published online: 10 April 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract blood transfusion. There was no significant difference Background Since the advent of primary percutaneous between the two groups regarding in-hospital STEMI-re- coronary intervention (PCI), studies have reported a lated complications, short- and long-term mortality. All declining incidence of left ventricular thrombus (LVT) LVTs resolved in subsequent echocardiograms within following ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). 6 months of discharge. We investigated the incidence and outcomes of early (pre- Conclusions We report a low incidence of early LVT discharge) LVT in the contemporary era of PCI practice in following STEMI. Further studies are needed to assess the a large cohort of STEMI patients. efficacy and safety of a limited in-hospital anticoagulation Methods We retrospectively studied 2071 consecutive protocol in STEMI patients with reduced EF. STEMI patients who underwent successful primary PCI. Screening echocardiography was performed http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Zeitschrift für Kardiologie Springer Journals

Incidence and outcomes of early left ventricular thrombus following ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
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Medicine & Public Health; Cardiology
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0300-5860
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1861-0692
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10.1007/s00392-017-1111-4
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Clin Res Cardiol (2017) 106:695–701 DOI 10.1007/s00392-017-1111-4 OR IGINAL PAPER Incidence and outcomes of early left ventricular thrombus following ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention 1,2 1 1,2 1,2 • • • • Shafik Khoury Sarit Carmon Gilad Margolis Gad Keren 1,2 Yacov Shacham Received: 2 March 2017 / Accepted: 6 April 2017 / Published online: 10 April 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract blood transfusion. There was no significant difference Background Since the advent of primary percutaneous between the two groups regarding in-hospital STEMI-re- coronary intervention (PCI), studies have reported a lated complications, short- and long-term mortality. All declining incidence of left ventricular thrombus (LVT) LVTs resolved in subsequent echocardiograms within following ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). 6 months of discharge. We investigated the incidence and outcomes of early (pre- Conclusions We report a low incidence of early LVT discharge) LVT in the contemporary era of PCI practice in following STEMI. Further studies are needed to assess the a large cohort of STEMI patients. efficacy and safety of a limited in-hospital anticoagulation Methods We retrospectively studied 2071 consecutive protocol in STEMI patients with reduced EF. STEMI patients who underwent successful primary PCI. Screening echocardiography was performed

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Zeitschrift für KardiologieSpringer Journals

Published: Apr 10, 2017

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