Correlates and long-term outcomes of angiographically proven stent thrombosis with sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents.

@article{Kuchulakanti2006CorrelatesAL,
  title={Correlates and long-term outcomes of angiographically proven stent thrombosis with sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents.},
  author={Pramod K Kuchulakanti and William W Chu and Rebecca L Torguson and Patrick Ohlmann and Seung Woon Rha and Leonardo C Clavijo and Sungwoo Kim and Ahn Bui and Natalie Gevorkian and Zhenyi Xue and Kimberly J. Smith and Jana A Fournadjieva and William O. Suddath and Lowell F Satler and Augusto D. Pichard and Kenneth M. Kent and Ron Waksman},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2006},
  volume={113 8},
  pages={1108-13}
}
  • Pramod K Kuchulakanti, William W Chu, +14 authors Ron Waksman
  • Published 2006 in Circulation
BACKGROUND Stent thrombosis (ST) is a serious complication of drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation regardless of the timing (acute, subacute, or late). The correlates of ST with DES are not yet completely elucidated. METHODS AND RESULTS From a total cohort of 2974 consecutive patients treated with DES since April 2003, we identified 38 patients who presented with angiographic evidence of ST (1.27%). The ST occurred acutely in 5 patients, subacutely (< or =30 days) in 25 patients, and late… CONTINUE READING