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Heart 91:488 doi:10.1136/hrt.2004.038935
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Subacute stent thrombosis successfully treated with thrombolysis and glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibition

  1. S E Bowater,
  2. S N Doshi,
  3. N P Buller
  1. sagar.doshi@msnyuhealth.org

    A 35 year old man underwent elective angioplasty for a severe stenosis at the ostium of the left anterior descending artery (LAD) involving the distal left main stem (LMS) (panel A). Abciximab was administered and a 3.5 × 24 mm Taxus stent (Boston Scientific, USA) was deployed in the proximal LAD …