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Covered stent for the treatment of coronary aneurysm after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation in a patient with Takayasu's arteritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19901419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report on a patient with Takayasu's arteritis with coronary artery involvement who developed late stent malapposition 2 years after drug eluting stent implantation in the left anterior descending artery. Due to progression of the aneurysm on angiographic follow up, a covered stent was deployed. Problematic aspects of percutaneous coronary interventions in these patients are discussed.
Paul Fefer; Duncan Hogg; Sam Radhakrishnan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-10     Completed Date:  2010-02-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  611-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Cardiology, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / adverse effects*
Coronary Aneurysm / therapy*
Coronary Artery Disease / radiography,  therapy*
Coronary Restenosis / radiography,  therapy
Drug-Eluting Stents / adverse effects*
Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use
Sirolimus / therapeutic use*
Takayasu Arteritis / radiography,  therapy*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunosuppressive Agents; 53123-88-9/Sirolimus

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