Planar and tomographic scintigraphic studies in connection with coronary thrombolysis

  • D. G. Mathey
  • J. Schofer
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Reinfarction in the first days after successful thrombolysis occurs in 10 to 20% of patients (1, 2). Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (3) or bypass surgery (4) have been shown to prevent reinfarction in selected patients (3,4). Because of a certain risk involved, these methods should only be applied in those patients in whom a clinically relevant limitation of infarct size could be achieved. Therefore, myocardial salavage should be assessed immediately after thrombolysis.


Wall Motion Infarct Artery Intracoronary Injection Thallium Uptake Intracoronary Streptokinase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Mathey
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Schofer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyUniversity Hospital EppendorfHamburgWest Germany
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyUniversity Hospital EppendorfHamburg 20West Germany

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