Three cases of acute myocardial infarction due to coronary embolism: Treatment using a thrombus aspiration device

Norihiko Kotooka, Yoritaka Otsuka, Satoshi Yasuda, Isao Morii, Atsushi Kawamura, Shunichi Miyazaki

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Abstract

In this report, we describe three patients with acute myocardial infarction due to coronary embolism who were successfully treated using a thrombus aspiration device. Thrombus aspiration is shown to be a feasible and effective strategy for the treatment of acute coronary embolism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)861-866
Number of pages6
JournalJapanese Heart Journal
Volume45
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Sep
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Coronary embolism
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Thrombus aspiration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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