Case Report

“First in Man”: Case Report of Selective C-Reactive Protein Apheresis in a Patient with Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

Figure 1

Major patient findings. Emergency ECG at admission (a) documents anterior ST segment elevation in the precordial leads (V1–5) ± the high lateral leads (I and aVL) and reciprocal ST depression in the inferior leads (mainly III and aVF). Spider view of left coronary artery (LAO caudal view LAO 40°, caudal 30°) (b) before (I) and after (II) successful emergency angioplasty/drug-eluting- (DE) stenting. Arrow demonstrates subtotal ostial stenosis with the present thrombus.