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Life after abciximab; what’s next for intracoronary thrombus?

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A case is described in which the short-acting glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonist tirofiban was used in combination with heparin, aspirin and prasugrel to successfully treat extensive intracoronary thrombus in a delayed presentation STEMI, illustrating the utility of this approach.

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McGhie, D., Amos, D., Elder, A. et al. Life after abciximab; what’s next for intracoronary thrombus?. J Thromb Thrombolysis 49, 138–140 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11239-019-01977-9

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Keywords

  • Abciximab
  • Tirofiban
  • Coronary
  • Stent
  • Thrombus