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This trial is included in the following systematic reviews and meta-analyses:

acute myocardial infarction - myocardial revascularization - all type of patients

acute myocardial infarction - PCI - all type of patients


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See also:

  • All acute myocardial infarction clinical trials
  • All clinical trials of PCI
  • All clinical trials of immediate systematic ballon angioplastyte
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    MERLIN (Sutton) study, 2004

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    Treatments

    Studied treatment emergency coronary angiography with rescue PCI
    Control treatment conservative treatment

    Patients

    Patients patients with STEMI and failed fibrinolysis

    Method and design

    Randomized effectives NA / NA (studied vs. control)
    Design Parallel groups
    Follow-up duration 30 days


    Results

    No results available for this trial - no clinical endpoint reported

    Meta-analysis of all similar trials:

    myocardial revascularization in acute myocardial infarction for all type of patients

    PCI in acute myocardial infarction for all type of patients



    Reference(s)

    Trials register # NA
    • Sutton AG, Campbell PG, Graham R, Price DJ, Gray JC, Grech ED, Hall JA, Harcombe AA, Wright RA, Smith RH, Murphy JJ, Shyam-Sundar A, Stewart MJ, Davies A, Linker NJ, de Belder MA. A randomized trial of rescue angioplasty versus a conservative approach for failed fibrinolysis in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: the Middlesbrough Early Revascularization to Limit INfarction (MERLIN) trial.. J Am Coll Cardiol 2004;44:287-96
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