Recurrent late drug-eluting stent thrombosis upon discontinuation of antiplatelet therapy

Indu Varghese, Ayrin Ummer, Michele Roesle, Subhash Banerjee, Emmanouil S. Brilakis

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Abstract

Stent thrombosis is a rare but serious complication of percutaneous coronary intervention. Stent thrombosis usually occurs early after stent implantation but can occasionally occur late, especially when drug-eluting stents are used. We report a case of recurrent late paclitaxel-eluting stent thrombosis (8 and 21 months after initial stent implantation) upon discontinuation of dual antiplatelet therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-181
Number of pages3
JournalCardiovascular Revascularization Medicine
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2008

Keywords

  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Drug-eluting stents
  • Stent thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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