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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Finn, AV; Joner, M; Nakazawa, G; Kolodgie, F; Newell, J; John, MC; Gold, HK; Virmani, R 
Title:
Pathological correlates of late drug-eluting stent thrombosis: strut coverage as a marker of endothelialization. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Late stent thrombosis (LST) after Cypher and Taxus drug-eluting stent placement has emerged as a major concern. Although the clinical predictors of LST have been reported, specific morphological and histological correlates of LST remain unknown. METHODS AND RESULTS: From a registry totaling 81 human autopsies of drug-eluting stents, 46 (62 lesions) had a drug-eluting stent implanted>30 days. We identified 28 lesions with thrombus and compared those with 34 of similar duration without...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Circulation 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
115 
Journal issue:
18 
Pages contribution:
2435-41 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0009-7322 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik