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Drug-eluting stent thrombosis


Stähli, B E; Camici, G G; Tanner, F C (2009). Drug-eluting stent thrombosis. Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, 3(1):45-52.

Abstract

Stent thrombosis is a rare complication following stent implantation; if it occurs, however, it is associated with a high morbidity and mortality. Despite reduced rates of restenosis, drug-eluting stents (DES) have not reduced the incidence of stent thrombosis as compared with bare-metal stents (BMS). Patient-, lesion-, and procedure-related factors as well as thrombogenicity of the stent itself are involved in the pathogenesis of stent thrombosis. Furthermore, early cessation of dual antiplatelet therapy correlates with an increased risk of stent thrombosis. This review focuses on clinical evidence and pathophysiological mechanisms of stent thrombosis with DES, particularly highlighting prothrombotic effects of the stent itself.

Abstract

Stent thrombosis is a rare complication following stent implantation; if it occurs, however, it is associated with a high morbidity and mortality. Despite reduced rates of restenosis, drug-eluting stents (DES) have not reduced the incidence of stent thrombosis as compared with bare-metal stents (BMS). Patient-, lesion-, and procedure-related factors as well as thrombogenicity of the stent itself are involved in the pathogenesis of stent thrombosis. Furthermore, early cessation of dual antiplatelet therapy correlates with an increased risk of stent thrombosis. This review focuses on clinical evidence and pathophysiological mechanisms of stent thrombosis with DES, particularly highlighting prothrombotic effects of the stent itself.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, further contribution
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Integrative Human Physiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Cardiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Physiology
07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Physiology
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:February 2009
Deposited On:13 Mar 2009 08:25
Last Modified:21 Nov 2017 13:52
Publisher:Sage Publications
ISSN:1753-9447
Additional Information:Cardiovascular Research, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1177/1753944708096280
PubMed ID:19124388

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