Patients with circumflex occlusions miss out on reperfusion: how to recognize and manage them
Current Opinion in Cardiology, 06/26/2012
Wong CK et al. – If ST elevation in the circumflex territory is not recognized, patients may be treated inappropriately as having a non–ST elevation acute coronary syndromes (ACSs) without having primary percutaneous coronary intervention or receiving early administration of fibrinolytic therapy. There is a large opportunity for saving thousands of lives worldwide if circumflex occlusions are recognized and treated appropriately.