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Simultaneous late stent thrombosis in two coronary arteries following drug-eluting stent implantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19595402     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Late stent thrombosis has emerged as an infrequent but serious complication of drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation. Premature cessation of dual antiplatelet therapy is the most common risk factor for its occurrence. In the era of multivessel stenting with DES, there is a potential for multivessel late stent thrombosis following cessation of dual antiplatelet therapy. We present a rare case of a patient who sustained simultaneous late stent thromboses in DESs implanted in two coronary arteries as a result of premature cessation of dual antiplatelet therapy.
Authors:
Sandhir B Prasad; Yuvaraj Malaiapan; Walid Ahmar; Ian T Meredith
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1878-0938     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:    2009 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-14     Completed Date:  2009-09-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101238551     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Revasc Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  188-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
MonashHeart and Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, VIC 3168, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / adverse effects*,  instrumentation*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Stenosis / therapy*
Coronary Thrombosis / etiology*,  radiography
Drug Administration Schedule
Drug Therapy, Combination
Drug-Eluting Stents*
Female
Humans
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors / administration & dosage*
Treatment Outcome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors

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