A case of life-saving pharmacologic and mechanical coronary dethrombosis

Alessandro Colombo, Paolo Danna, Emanuela Piccaluga, Maurizio Viecca

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The present report refers to a case of life-threatening acute myocardial infarction due to thrombotic occlusion of the left main stem, in which an aggressive dethrombotic intervention (pharmacologic and mechanical) was totally successful, thanks to a well developed right coronary system and the use of intra-aortic balloon pump.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)864-868
Number of pages5
JournalItalian Heart Journal
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2004


  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Dethrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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