Summary: For patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) who are treated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), PCI alone is associated with the same rate of cardiovascular death at one year as PCI + thrombectomy, but PCI alone is associated with a lower rate of stroke at one  year than PCI + thrombectomy.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/26474811/

Strength of Recommendation = B

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