Chapter 12. Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

  1. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology8,9,10,11,12,13,14,
  2. Antonio Colombo MD Director15,
  3. Dayi Hu MD, FACC, FHRS, FESC Director Dean President President-Elect16,17,18,19,20,
  4. Cindy L. Grines MD Editor-in-Chief Vice Chief of Academic Affairs9,21 and
  5. Shigeru Saito MD, FACC, FSCAI, FJCC Director of Cardiology President of NPO TRI International Network22
  1. Marko Noc MD, PhD Professor Director1,2,
  2. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology8,9,10,11,12,13,14,
  3. Vijay Dave MD Director14,
  4. Do Quang Huan MD, FACC3,
  5. Nithi Mahanonda MD, FRACP, FACC, FSCAI Professor4 and
  6. C. Michael Gibson MD Director Associate Professor Chief5,6,7

Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch12

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

How to Cite

Noc, M., Nguyen, T. N., Dave, V., Huan, D. Q., Mahanonda, N. and Gibson, C. M. (2007) Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, in Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition (eds T. N. Nguyen, A. Colombo, D. Hu, C. L. Grines and S. Saito), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 8

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  2. 9

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  3. 10

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  4. 11

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  5. 12

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  6. 13

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  7. 14

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

  8. 15

    EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Milan, Italy

  9. 16

    Heart Center of People's Hospital of Peking University, Beijing, China

  10. 17

    Medical College of Shanghai, Tongji University, Beijing, China

  11. 18

    Chinese College of Cardiovascular Physician (CCCP), Beijing, China

  12. 19

    Chinese Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS), Beijing, China

  13. 20

    Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC), Beijing, Beijing, China

  14. 21

    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA

  15. 22

    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Medical School of Ljubljana, Slovenia

  2. 2

    Center for Intensive Internal Medicine, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia

  3. 3

    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Vietnam Heart Institute, Hochiminh City, Vietnam

  4. 4

    Perfect Heart Institute, Piyavate Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

  5. 5

    TIMI Data Coordinating Center, USA

  6. 6

    Harvard Medical School, USA

  7. 7

    Cardiovascular, Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

  8. 8

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  9. 9

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  10. 10

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  11. 11

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  12. 12

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  13. 13

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  14. 14

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169554

Online ISBN: 9781444312584

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Keywords:

  • acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction;
  • thrombotic occlusion;
  • infarctrelated artery (IRA);
  • catheterization laboratory team;
  • coronary artery disease;
  • thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction (TIMI);
  • hemodynamic measurements;
  • intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP);
  • corrected TIMI frame count (CTFC)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Overview

  • Lesions with Thrombi

  • PCI of Stemi Patients With Current Bleeding

  • Exotic Complex Interventions for the Weekend Urban Warriors

  • References