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Very late stent thrombosis immediately after recurrent inappropriate shock delivery by an implantable cardioverter defibrillator.
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PMID:  22197106     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The case of a 49-year-old man who developed an ST segment elevation myocardial infarction because of very late stent thrombosis occurring in the immediate aftermath of a "storm" of recurrent inappropriate implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) shocks caused by a fracture of a Medtronic Sprint Fidelis (Medtronic Inc., Minneapolis, MN) right ventricular lead is described. A causal relationship between recurrent ICD shocks and stent thrombosis is proposed. This deleterious association is an important observation given the increasing population of patients who receive both coronary stents and ICDs.
Authors:
John Groarke; Dermot Phelan; David Burke; Peter Crean; Brendan Foley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of electrocardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-8430     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0153605     Medline TA:  J Electrocardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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