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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lüscher, TF; Steffel, J; Eberli, FR; Joner, M; Nakazawa, G; Tanner, FC; Virmani, R 
Title:
Drug-eluting stent and coronary thrombosis: biological mechanisms and clinical implications. 
Abstract:
Although rare, stent thrombosis remains a severe complication after stent implantation owing to its high morbidity and mortality. Since the introduction of drug-eluting stents (DES), most interventional centers have noted stent thrombosis up to 3 years after implantation, a complication rarely seen with bare-metal stents. Some data from large registries and meta-analyses of randomized trials indicate a higher risk for DES thrombosis, whereas others suggest an absence of such a risk. Several fact...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Circulation 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
115 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1051-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0009-7322 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik