Coronary artery stent fracture

@article{Makaryus2006CoronaryAS,
  title={Coronary artery stent fracture},
  author={A. N. Makaryus and Lance Lefkowitz and Alexander David Lee},
  journal={The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging},
  year={2006},
  volume={23},
  pages={305-309}
}
Coronary stent fracture is a rare but potentially serious complication of coronary artery stenting. In light of the non-specific presentation of stent fracture, it is also an easily missed complication. In order to ensure rapid recognition and treatment of this entity, physicians must be aware of its existence and its possibility under the right circumstances. We present the case of a 61-year-old Guyanese male who presented with unstable angina secondary to a stent fracture within two weeks of… CONTINUE READING
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