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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In addition to tachyarrhythmias, severe bradyarrhythmias and hypotension may also be encountered in AIMI, particularly when the infarct-related artery is RCA.
Relationship of admission haematological indices with infarct-related artery patency in patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction treated with primary angioplasty.
They were then infused in three boluses given over 15 minutes in a saline solution containing heparin and nitroglycerin-The infusion was delivered through an over-the-wire angioplasty catheter, with the balloon inflated at the stented site of the previous blockage in the infarct-related artery.
The cells were infused into the patient via the infarct-related artery seven to 11 days following the STEMI - the optimal time frame to attempt to prevent adverse ventricular remodeling.
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.
In patients presenting with ST elevation AMI, first of all, the infarct-related artery (IRA) patency should be taken into consideration.
The cells were infused via the infarct-related artery seven to 11 days following the STEMI - the optimal time frame to attempt to prevent adverse ventricular remodeling.
CHICAGO -- Routine late coronary intervention to open a persistently occluded infarct-related artery in stable patients is no longer appropriate in light of the findings of the 2,166-patient Occluded Artery Trial, said Dr.