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Drug-Eluting Stent Thrombosis 1,659 Days after Stent Deployment: Case Report and Literature Review

By Anthony Al-Dehneh, Hartaj Virk, Yazan Alkhouri, Aiman Hamdan and Mahesh Bikkina

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Drug-eluting stents are considered to be superior to bare-metal stents in reducing restenosis rates at 6 months. However, drug-eluting stents appear to be subject to stent thrombosis, a concern that has been reported more frequently in recent times

Topics: Case Reports
Publisher: Texas Heart Institute
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2879219
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