Late acute thrombosis after coronary brachytherapy: When is the risk over?

Francesco Liistro, Giorgio Gimelli, Carlo D. Mario, Takahiro Nishida, Matteo Montorfano, Mauro Carlino, Antonio Colombo

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Abstract

Late total occlusion (LTO) after simultaneous coronary stenting and brachytherapy has been described in recent randomized trials. We report a case of LTO presenting with an acute clinical event 15 months after the index procedure, suggesting that the risk is not confined to the first 6-month to 1-year period,

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)216-218
Number of pages3
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume54
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Brachytherapy
  • Late thrombosis
  • Stent

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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