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News from the ESC Congress 2013

October 2013 Br J Cardiol 2013;20:130–2

News from the ESC Congress 2013

BJCardio Staff and others

Abstract

PRAMI: preventive PCI of other lesions beneficial in STEMI Patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) have better outcomes if non-culprit lesions are also treated, according to results from the PRAMI (Preventive Angioplasty in Myocardial Infarction Trial) study published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine (http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1305520). In the trial, patients who also had PCI of the non-culprit lesions had a 65% reduction in event rate, driven by reductions in subsequent myocardial infarction (MI) and refractory angina. Presenting the results, Dr David Wa

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