Reply to the letter to the editor "The impact of chronic total occlusion in non-infarct-related coronary arteries"

Abstract

We appreciate the interest shown by Chi et al in our article “Prognostic impact of non-culprit chronic total occlusions in infarct-related cardiogenic shock: results of the randomised IABP-SHOCK II trial”1. In their Letter to the Editor “The impact of chronic total occlusion in non-infarct-related coronary arteries”2, Chi et al raise the issue of the presence of coronary chronic total occlusion (CTO) and its effect on the occurrence of ventricular arrhythmia.

Chi et al have conducted a meta-analysis on the impact of CTOs on arrhythmic events and mortality and found that the presence of CTOs was ...
Original languageEnglish
JournalEuroIntervention
Volume15
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)e299-e230
Number of pages2
ISSN1774-024X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01.06.2019

Research Areas and Centers

  • Academic Focus: Center for Brain, Behavior and Metabolism (CBBM)

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