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January 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:21

Subacute stent thrombosis within a paclitaxel-eluting stent

Andrew J Turley, James A Hall, Robert A Wright

Abstract

Figure 1. Right anterior oblique (RAO) caudal view. A shows initial post-percutaneous coronary intervention angiographic result. B shows RAO caudal view of subacute stent thrombosis within paclitaxel stent in the left anterior descending artery (LAD). C shows RAO caudal view of probable tissue prolapse (arrow) within proximal LAD stent On this admission the electrocardiogram (ECG) showed peaked anterior T waves without ST elevation and urgent coronary angiography was undertaken demonstrating occlusion of the LAD artery distal to the first diagonal branch and within the stented segment. There was also the appearance of thrombus within the obtu

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