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Infected pseudoaneurysm involving a drug-eluting stent.
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PMID:  21228044     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Stent infection following percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty is rare. We present such a case involving a drug-eluting stent placed in the left anterior descending coronary artery that was managed surgically with removal of the stent with concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting. Early surgical intervention directed at removal of the infected stent, debridement and distal vessel revascularization is recommended to deal with the infection and prevent myocardial compromise. Keywords: Drug-eluting stent; Pseudoaneurysm; Infection; Revascularization.
Authors:
Arul Dominic Furtado; Seetharama P S Bhat; Syed Murfad Peer; Raghavendra Chikkatur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-1-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-1-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore 560069, India.
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