Implications of ventricular arrhythmia "bursts" with normal epicardial flow, myocardial blush, and ST-segment recovery in anterior ST-elevation myocardial infarction reperfusion: A biosignature of direct myocellular injury "downstream of downstream"

Mohamed Majidi, Andrzej S. Kosinski, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Lilian Smolders, Ecaterina Cristea, Alexandra J. Lansky, Gregg W. Stone, Roxana Mehran, Raymond J. Gibbons, Harry J. Crijns, Hein J. Wellens, Anton P. Gorgels, Mitchell W. Krucoff*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-59
JournalEuropean Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2015


  • ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
  • percutaneous coronary intervention
  • Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction 3 flow
  • myocardial blush grade
  • reperfusion ventricular arrhythmia bursts
  • "downstream" response

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