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|Title:||Inverse relation between diastolic blood pressure and long-term outcomes in patients undergoing pharmacoinvasive therapy for myocardial infarction: The J-shaped relation in the contemporary era of revascularisation|
|Citation:||Lee, C.H., Foo, D., Wong, H.B., Hong, E.C.T., Seow, S.C., Ng, K.S., Lim, Y.T., Tan, H.C. (2006-11). Inverse relation between diastolic blood pressure and long-term outcomes in patients undergoing pharmacoinvasive therapy for myocardial infarction: The J-shaped relation in the contemporary era of revascularisation. Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine 7 (11) : 806-811. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||OBJECTIVE: In the thrombolytic era, it was reported that in the presence of significant coronary stenosis, lowering diastolic blood pressure (DBP) below a critical threshold would result in a paradoxical increase in the occurrence of myocardial infarction (MI). We sought to re-evaluate this J-shaped relation in the era of pharmacoinvasive therapy. METHODS: A total of 182 patients who underwent early (|
|Source Title:||Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine|
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