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journal article 
Author(s):
Nakazawa, G; Finn, AV; Joner, M; Ladich, E; Kutys, R; Mont, EK; Gold, HK; Burke, AP; Kolodgie, FD; Virmani, R 
Title:
Delayed arterial healing and increased late stent thrombosis at culprit sites after drug-eluting stent placement for acute myocardial infarction patients: an autopsy study. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: The long-term safety of drug-eluting stents (DES) for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) remains uncertain. Using autopsy data, we evaluated the pathological responses of the stented segment in patients treated with DES for AMI and compared with patients with stable angina. METHODS AND RESULTS: From the CVPath Registry of 138 DES autopsies, we identified 25 patients who presented with AMI and had an underlying necrotic core with a ruptured fibrous cap. Twenty-six patients who had stab...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Circulation 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
118 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
1138-45 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0009-7322 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik