Outcomes 1 year after thrombus aspiration for myocardial infarction.

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Routine intracoronary thrombus aspiration before primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) has not been proved to reduce short-term mortality. We evaluated clinical outcomes at 1 year after thrombus aspiration.


  • Bo Lagerqvist
  • Ole Fröbert
  • Göran Olivecrona
  • Thórarinn Gudnason
  • Michael Maeng
  • Patrik Alström
  • Jonas Andersson
  • Fredrik Calais
  • Jörg Carlsson
  • Olov Collste
  • Matthias Götberg
  • Peter Hårdhammar
  • Dan Ioanes
  • Anders Kallryd
  • Rickard Linder
  • Anders Lundin
  • Jacob Odenstedt
  • Elmir Omerovic
  • Verner Puskar
  • Tim Tödt
  • And 3 others
  • Eva Zelleroth
  • Ollie Östlund
  • Stefan K James
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
  • Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging


  • Coronary Thrombosis: therapy, Myocardial Infarction: mortality, Myocardial Infarction: therapy
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1111-1120
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Publication categoryResearch

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