Rapid thrombectomy for treatment of macroembolization during percutaneous coronary intervention in the setting of acute myocardial infarction

Authors

  • Jeffrey D. Lorin MD,

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    1. Division of Cardiology, Department of Veterans Affairs, New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York Campus, New York, New York
    2. New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
    • Division of Cardiology, New York VA Medical Center, 423 East 23rd Street, 12 West, New York, NY 10010
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  • Michael C. Liou MD,

    1. Division of Cardiology, Department of Veterans Affairs, New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York Campus, New York, New York
    2. New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
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  • Steven P. Sedlis MD

    1. Division of Cardiology, Department of Veterans Affairs, New York Harbor Healthcare System, New York Campus, New York, New York
    2. New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
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  • This article is a US Government work and, as such, is in the public domain in the United States of America.

Abstract

We report the use of the Export catheter as an urgent modality to aspirate thrombus that embolized down the left anterior descending artery during acute myocardial infarction. Cathet Cardiovasc Intervent 2003;59:219–222. Published 2003 Wiley-Liss, Inc.

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