Individual patient-data meta-analysis comparing clinical outcome in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention with or without prior thrombectomy. ATTEMPT study: a pooled Analysis of Trials on ThrombEctomy in acute Myocardial infarction based on individual PatienT data

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De Vita, Maria; Burzotta, Francesco; Biondi-Zoccai, Giuseppe G L; Lefevre, Thierry; Dudek, Dariusz; Antoniucci, David; Orrego, Pedro Silva; De Luca, Leonardo; Kaltoft, Anne; Sardella, Gennaro; Zijlstra, Felix; Isshiki, Takaaki; Crea, Filippo;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press
  • Journal: volume 5,pages243-7issn: 1176-6344, eissn: 1178-2048
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2672436
  • Subject: Kaplan-Meiers Estimate | Risk Assessment | Research Design | Thrombectomy | Myocardial Infarction | primary PCI | Treatment Outcome | Recurrence | Time Factors | ST elevation myocardial infarction | Combined Modality Therapy | Original Research | Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic | Humans | Coronary Angiography | Proportional Hazards Models | Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary
    mesheuropmc: surgical procedures, operative | cardiovascular diseases

Background: Available data from randomized trials on thrombectomy in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) have shown favorable trends in myocardial reperfusion. However, few data are available on the effect of thrombectomy on clinical outcome. Thus w... View more
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