Very Late Stent Thrombosis 7 Years After DES Implantation

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By Roman Royzman
Thursday, August 09, 2012
Operator(s):
Roman Royzman, M.D.

Affiliation:
Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, New York

Facility:
Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, New York

History:

The patient is a 69 year-old male with past medical history of hypertension, tobacco abuse, CVA, and coronary artery disease who had PCI of the distal RCA with two Taxus stents in 2005. The patient was initially treated with aspirin and clopidogrel, but was subsequently switched to aspirin monotherapy. In 2010 the patient had a CVA and was maintained on aspirin 81mg and dipyridamole for antiplatelet therapy. He ....




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