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Routine pretreatment with abciximab versus standard periprocedural therapy in mechanically ventilated cardiogenic shock patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention: Subanalysis of the PRAGUE-7 study.

Authors
  • Rokyta, R
  • Pechman, V
  • Tousek, P
  • Pudil, R
  • Lhotska, J
  • Widimsky, P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Experimental and clinical cardiology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
18
Issue
2
Pages
81–84
Identifiers
PMID: 23940425
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The results of the present study suggest that routine pretreatment with abciximab before primary PCI in mechanically ventilated patients with MI complicated by cardiogenic shock was associated with better angiographic results but also with a higher incidence of bleeding.

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