CCI study finds little additional risks with thrombus aspiration

Thrombus aspiration using manual aspirators or disposable vacuum catheters in combination with stent placement was not associated with additional risk of adverse cardiac events over two years, according to a study published in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. The study evaluated data from 619 patients who suffered acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and received either drug-eluting or bare-metal stents. Half were also treated with thrombus aspiration.

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