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Fracture of coronary artery sirolimus eluting stent with formation of four aneurysms.
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PMID:  20686416     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Coronary stent fracture is a relatively rare but potentially serious complication of coronary artery stenting, in particular with sirolimus-eluting stents. It has been recognized as one possible cause of in-stent restenosis as well as acute stent thrombosis. The formation of coronary artery aneurysm is one of the critical complications after percutaneous coronary intervention and it has been described after a stent fracture too. We report here a case of formation of four coronary artery aneurysms associated with the fracture of a sirolimus-eluting stent.
Authors:
Maurizio Dʼamico; Valeria Frisenda; Federico Conrotto; Mauro Pennone; Paolo Scacciatella; Sebastiano Marra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-8-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1558-2035     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-8-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101259752     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria San Giovanni Battista di Torino, Turin, Italy.
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