Early spontaneous reperfusion in the right coronary artery of a patient with acute inferior myocardial infarction

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Karaahmet T. , Keles N., Gurel Y. E. , Guneysu T., Mutlu B., Basaran Y.

Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol.19, no.3, pp.446-448, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2011.062
  • Title of Journal : Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.446-448


The spontaneous reperfusion frequently observed during acute myocardial infarction. Spontaneous reperfusion before primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty is an independent determinant of improved outcome. The determination of plaque vulnerability is crucial.