Published in Cardiovascular Week, January 30th, 2006
In a recent study from the United States, "30 patients who underwent primary PCS for acute myocardial infarction were randomized to intravenous adenosine (50 to 70 microg/kg/min) or vehicle for 3 hours."
"Myocardial contrast echocardiography was performed before and sequentially after PCS to determine the risk area during coronary occlusion and infarct size," explained A. Micari and coauthors at the University of Virginia. They found that the "risk area was similar in the adenosine- and...
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