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The effects of ticagrelor pretreatment in patients with ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is debated. This study investigated the effects of ticagrelor pretreatment on clinical outcomes in this patient group.
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Name: Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions
It remains unknown if bivalirudin compared to heparin confers any additional inhibition of platelet and coagulation activation during primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) after pretreatme...
Ticagrelor has been reported to decrease cardiovascular mortality compared with clopidogrel. This benefit cannot be fully explained by the more efficient platelet inhibition. Many studies demonstrated...
Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is the preferred reperfusion method in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). In patients with STEMI who cannot undergo time...
Platelets are major targets for the treatment of thrombo-embolic disorders. Their plasma membrane contains specialized microdomains enriched in sphingomyelins and free cholesterol including membrane r...
During a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), Fentanyl is commonly used for sedation. Ticagrelor is also routinely used as anti-platelet agent during PCI. However, a recent study has ...
Hypothesis The primary question the investigators propose to answer is whether all patients undergoing PCI with stent deployment who receive chewed ticagrelor will demonstrate more rapid d...
Prospective, randomized, open-label, single-center, investigator-initiated trial, including patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous...
This study has been designed as a randomized, double-blind trial to provide definitive evidence on the effects of ticagrelor and prasugrel on myocardial salvage in patients with anterior S...
The ELECTRA pilot study is a randomized, open-label, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic trial designed to evaluate the effect of ticagrelor maintenance dose reduction on platelet inhibiti...
Percutaneous excision of a herniated or displaced intervertebral disk by posterolateral approach, always remaining outside the spinal canal. Percutaneous nucleotomy was first described by Hijikata in Japan in 1975. In 1985 Onik introduced automated percutaneous nucleotomy which consists in percutaneous aspiration of the nucleus pulposus. It is carried out under local anesthesia, thus reducing the surgical insult and requiring brief hospitalization, often performed on an outpatient basis. It appears to be a well-tolerated alternative to surgical diskectomy and chymopapain nucleolysis.
A family of percutaneous techniques that are used to manage CORONARY OCCLUSION, including standard balloon angioplasty (PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY), the placement of intracoronary STENTS, and atheroablative technologies (e.g., ATHERECTOMY; ENDARTERECTOMY; THROMBECTOMY; PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL LASER ANGIOPLASTY). PTCA was the dominant form of PCI, before the widespread use of stenting.
Surgical removal of large KIDNEY CALCULI by means of a percutaneous nephroscope which is passed into the KIDNEY PELVIS through a track created in the patient's back.
A dental health survey developed to evaluate a patient's orthodontic treatment need and priority for orthodontic care. The index is based on an assessment of degree of MALOCCLUSION and the potential aesthetic and dental health benefit of the treatment under consideration.
Excision, in part or whole, of an intervertebral disk. The most common indication is disk displacement or herniation. In addition to standard surgical removal, it can be performed by percutaneous diskectomy (DISKECTOMY, PERCUTANEOUS) or by laparoscopic diskectomy, the former being the more common.