Jay-Young Rhew

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Previous randomized trials have shown that drug-eluting stents (DES) are superior to bare-metal stents in reducing the need for target lesion revascularization, but safety issues with DES have recently been raised. We report a rare case of very late stent thrombosis 35 months after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation associated with delayed 5-segment stent(More)
Coronary artery disease is the most important cause of mortality in patients with systemic lupus erythematous (SLE). After stenting for coronary artery disease in SLE patients similar to non-SLE patients, the risk of stent thrombosis is always present. Although there are reports of stent thrombosis in SLE patients, very late recurrent stent thrombosis is(More)
A paradoxical embolism is defined as a systemic arterial embolism requiring the passage of a venous thrombus into the arterial circulatory system through a right-to-left shunt, and is commonly related to patent foramen ovale (PFO). However, coexisting pulmonary embolisms, deep vein thromboses (DVT), and multipe systemic arterial embolisms, associated with(More)
There are limited data about characteristics of hypertension subtypes in Asian hypertensive patients and their impacts on treatment of hypertension. This prospective, multi-center, observational study evaluated 2439 hypertensive patients. (≥60 years) Inadequately controlled and drug-naïve patients were categorized into three hypertension subtypes (isolated(More)
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