TIMI thrombus grade 3

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Rim Halaby, M.D. [2]

Overview

In TIMI Grade 3 thrombus, moderate sized thrombus is present which in its greatest linear dimension is greater than 1/2 but less than 2 vessel diameters. [1]

Example

Shown below are an animated image and a static image depicting TIMI grade 3 thrombus. Outlined in yellow in the image on the right is the thrombus. Note that the linear dimension of the thrombus is less than two vessel diameters.

TIMI grade 3 thrombus TIMI grade 3 thrombus: Outlined in yellow in the image on the right is the thrombus; note that the linear dimension of the thrombus is less than two vessel diameters

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References

  1. Gibson CM, de Lemos JA, Murphy SA, Marble SJ, McCabe CH, Cannon CP; et al. (2001). "Combination therapy with abciximab reduces angiographically evident thrombus in acute myocardial infarction: a TIMI 14 substudy". Circulation. 103 (21): 2550–4. PMID 11382722.

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