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Late stent thrombosis after successful rescue of a major coronary artery rupture with a polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stent.
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PMID:  11385155     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a case in which we successfully treated a major left anterior descending artery rupture with a polytetrafluoroethylene-coated stent. The patient presented with acute antero-apical myocardial infarction 52 days after the initial procedure and cardiac catheterization revealed late stent thrombosis, which was successfully treated by primary angioplasty.
O H Kwok; W Ng; W H Chow
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1042-3931     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2001 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-05-31     Completed Date:  2001-08-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  391-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Tak Seng Heart Center, University Department of Medicine, Grantham Hospital, 125 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Vessels / injuries*
Heart Rupture / complications*,  therapy
Thrombosis / etiology*
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