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Table 1 Summary of inclusion and exclusion criteria for the QUEST STEMI study

From: Rationale and design of a prospective, observational study for the QUantitative EStimation of Thrombus burden in patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction using micro-computed tomography: the QUEST-STEMI trial

Inclusion criteria:Exclusion criteria:
Patients with symptoms of myocardial ischemia for at least 30 min
ECG changes indicating STEMI
Patients undergoing primary PCI and thrombus aspiration (at the discretion of the treating physician) within 12 h from symptom onset
Written informed consent
Patients who have received thrombolytic therapy for index STEMI event
Known intolerance to heparin, aspirin or P2Y12 inhibitor therapy (clopidogrel, prasugrel, or ticagrelor)