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Early coronary aneurysm with Paclitaxel-eluting stent.
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PMID:  18984934     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coronary aneurysm may occur after implantation of a paclitaxel-eluting stent. However, early coronary aneurysms arevery rare. We report an early coronary aneurysm at one month in a middle-aged man who had anterior descendingartery infarct angioplasty done with two overlapped Taxus Liberte stents. Our finding was a fortuitous one. The casedescribed here illustrates the need for a higher index of suspicion for a coronary aneurysm when overlapping drug-eluting stents are used, especially in an infarct angioplasty.
Authors:
K Latchumanadhas; K Gokulakrishna Venkatesan; Sm Juneja; S Ajit Mullasari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian heart journal     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0019-4832     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Heart J     Publication Date:    2006 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374675     Medline TA:  Indian Heart J     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  57-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai.
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