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dc.titleUse of endothelial progenitor cell capture stent (Genous Bio-Engineered R Stent) during primary percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction: Intermediate- to long-term clinical follow-up
dc.contributor.authorCo, M.
dc.contributor.authorTay, E.
dc.contributor.authorLee, C.H.
dc.contributor.authorPoh, K.K.
dc.contributor.authorLow, A.
dc.contributor.authorLim, Y.T.
dc.contributor.authorTan, H.C.
dc.contributor.authorLim, J.
dc.contributor.authorLim, I.H.
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-27T05:15:28Z
dc.date.available2011-09-27T05:15:28Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier.citationCo, M., Tay, E., Lee, C.H., Poh, K.K., Low, A., Lim, Y.T., Tan, H.C., Lim, J., Lim, I.H. (2008). Use of endothelial progenitor cell capture stent (Genous Bio-Engineered R Stent) during primary percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction: Intermediate- to long-term clinical follow-up. American Heart Journal 155 (1) : 128-132. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2007.08.031
dc.identifier.issn00028703
dc.identifier.issn10976744
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/26770
dc.description.abstractAims: We assessed the use of the endothelial progenitor cell (EPC) capture stent in primary percutaneous intervention in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). Methods and Results: One hundred and twenty patients with acute STEMI without cardiogenic shock received 129 EPC capture stents. Procedural success was achieved in 95% of patients. Dual antiplatelet therapy was given for a month and statin therapy started immediately after the procedure. The study end points are major adverse cardiac events inhospital and at 30 days, 6 months, and 1 year. Hypertension was present in 47.5% and diabetes mellitus in 30% of the patients. The left anterior descending artery was the treated artery in 54% of the patients. Mean lesion length was 17.4 ± 7.15 mm with mean reference vessel diameter of 3.18 ± 0.6 mm. Platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor was used in 14% of patients and 58% had thrombosuction before stent implantation. Ninety-five percent of patients achieved Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction 3 flow with cumulative major adverse cardiac event rate at 1.6% inhospital, 4.2% at 30 days, 5.8% at 6 months, and 9.2% at 1 year. There was 1 patient each with acute and subacute stent thrombosis but no incidence of late stent thrombosis. Conclusion: Using EPC capture stent during primary percutaneous coronary intervention for STEMI is feasible and safe. © 2008.
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dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentMEDICINE
dc.description.doi10.1016/j.ahj.2007.08.031
dc.description.sourcetitleAmerican Heart Journal
dc.description.volume155
dc.description.issue1
dc.description.page128-132
dc.identifier.isiut000251732400020
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