DEDICATION. DEDICATION. Presented at the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session March, 2007 Presented by Dr. Leif Thuesen. DEDICATION : Background.
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Presented at the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session
Presented by Dr. Leif Thuesen
626 patients of average age 62 years undergoing PCI and presenting with ST elevation > 4mm, symptom duration < 12 hours, and the abitilty to place the protection device distal to the culprit lesion.
Randomized. Mean follow-up 30 days.
Exclusion Criteria: left main lesion, gastrointestinal bleed in the prior month, expected survival < 1 year.
using a Filterwire
Patients were further randomized to PCI using DES compared with BMS (data not shown)
p = 0.29
ST Resolution (%)
n = 312
n = 314