Combining clinical predictors to better predict for the no-reflow phenomenon.

Combining clinical predictors to better predict for the no-reflow phenomenon. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2018 Aug;22(15):4987-4994 Authors: Avci E, Yildirim T, Aydin G, Kiris T, Dolapoglu A, Kadi H, Safak O, Bayata S Abstract OBJECTIVE: We aimed to determine whether the combination of a CHA2DS2-VASc score (C: Congestive Heart Failure, H: Hypertension, A2: Age ≥ 75 years, D: Diabetes mellitus, S: Stroke history, V: Vascular disease, A: Age ≥ 65 years, Sc: Sex category) and pre-percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) thrombus load score was more sensitive at detecting the no-reflow phenomenon compared to the CHA2DS2-VASc score alone or to the thrombus load score alone in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) who had underwent primary PCI (PPCI). PATIENTS AND METHODS: 497 patients with acute STEMIs were divided into two groups: no-reflow group (n: 194) and control group (n: 303). The Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) flow grading and Myocardial Blush Grade (MBG) were used together to define angiographic no-reflow as TIMI flow
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