The GUSTO trial and the open artery theory.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The GUSTO trials have provided continuing insight into the complexities of a simple fundamental relationship: early and sustained coronary perfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction leads to lower mortality and morbidity. To a large extent, the GUSTO trials have attempted to develop approaches to therapy that will ensure the highest early rate of reperfusion with the least risk. A table provides a summary of the completed trials and those that are planned in attempts to provide further knowledge in the continuing quest to improve the plight of patients with acute myocardial infarction.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Califf, RM

Published Date

  • December 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 Suppl F /

Start / End Page

  • F2 - 10

PubMed ID

  • 9447334

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0195-668X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/eurheartj/18.suppl_f.2


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England