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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Sibbing, D; Laugwitz, KL; Bott-Flügel, L; Pache, J 
Title:
Very late stent thrombosis 42 months after implantation of sirolimus-eluting stent and discontinuation of antiplatelet therapy. 
Abstract:
Although safety profiles of sirolimus-eluting stents do not seem to differ in short-to-medium term from those of bare-metal stents, late stent thrombosis after deployment of drug-eluting stents has emerged as a potential safety concern in the era of high-pressure stent implantation. Here, we describe the case of a patient with acute myocardial infarction due to stent thrombosis of a sirolimus-eluting stent 42 months after stent deployment and 5 weeks after discontinuation of aspirin treatment. T...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Case Report Med 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
2009 
Pages contribution:
713292 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1687-9627 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik