Drug-eluting stent fracture and acute coronary syndrome.

@article{Chhatriwalla2009DrugelutingSF,
  title={Drug-eluting stent fracture and acute coronary syndrome.},
  author={Adnan K. Chhatriwalla and Akin Cam and Samuel Unzek and Deepak L Bhatt and Russell E. Raymond and Abraham Michael Lincoff and Patrick L. Whitlow and Stephen G. Ellis and Emin Murat Tuzcu and Samir R Kapadia},
  journal={Cardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular interventions},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={166-71}
}
BACKGROUND Coronary stent fracture is an underrecognized entity but has been reported more frequently in the drug-eluting stent (DES) era. Nevertheless, the clinical implications of coronary stent fracture remain unclear. METHODS AND MATERIALS A literature search for reports of DES fracture was conducted via MEDLINE, and the US Food and Drug Administration Manufacturer and User facility Device Experience (MAUDE) database was accessed via the internet and interrogated for reports of stent… CONTINUE READING

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