Simultaneous dual coronary very late stent thrombosis following noncardiac surgery

Shailja V. Parikh, Ashish Parikh, Emmanouil S. Brilakis, Subhash Banerjee

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Abstract

Challenges arise in the care of patients with drug-eluting stents (DES) undergoing noncardiac surgery. The risk of bleeding during surgery must be balanced with the risk of stent thrombosis from interrupted dual antiplatelet therapy. We report a case of a patient with simultaneous stent thrombosis in two coronary arteries following discontinuation of clopidogrel for an elective noncardiac surgery 3 years after DES placement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)172-174
Number of pages3
JournalCardiovascular Revascularization Medicine
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2010

Keywords

  • Drug-eluting stents
  • Dual antiplatelet therapy
  • Stent thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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