infarct-related artery


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infarct-related artery

An artery whose obstruction has resulted in the death of tissue, typically, in the heart or brain.
See also: artery
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Relationship of admission haematological indices with infarct-related artery patency in patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty.
The practice of many cardiologists--to a greater extent in North America than in Europe--has been to look for an occluded infarct-related artery in such patients and, if they find it, to open it in expectation of improved outcomes.
In patients presenting with ST elevation AMI, first of all, the infarct-related artery (IRA) patency should be taken into consideration.
The primary end point in CLARITY was a composite comprising an occluded infarct-related artery upon angiography a mean of 3.
23) in patients undergoing primary PTCA for AMI that interleukin-6 is released from the myocardium and can be detected in the coronary sinus within minutes after reperfusion of the infarct-related artery.
Right radial or femoral access was used for diagnostic angiogram followed by PPCI of the infarct-related artery depending upon the presence or absence of radial artery pulsation.
0 would reduce the reocclusion rate in the infarct-related artery.
The balloon remained inflated for 3 minutes in order to increase the time of contact of stem cells with the microcirculation of the infarct-related artery.