Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation reduces mortality in large anterior myocardial infarction complicated by persistent ischaemia: a CRISP-AMI substudy

Lokien X. van Nunen, Marcel van 't Veer, Stephanie Schampaert, Marcel C. M. Rutten, Frans N. van de Vosse, Manesh R. Patel, Nico H. J. Pijls*

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This substudy investigated IABP support in large STEMI complicated by persistent ischaemia within the original CRISP-AMI trial.Patients were included if the ECG at admission showed summed ST deviation (ST-D) ?15 mm and the ECG post PCI showed poor ST resolution (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)286-292
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015


  • coronary autoregulation
  • intra-aortic balloon pump
  • myocardial infarction
  • percutaneous coronary intervention
  • persistent ischaemia

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