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Very late thrombosis after implantation of sirolimus eluting stent
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    Late stent thrombosis in Sirolimus stents - not as rare as one imagines!

    Dear Editor,

    We recently came across a similar patient who had a Sirolimus eluting stent implanted in his LAD in June 2004 and returned to us with an anterior wall myocardial infarction on the 2nd of January 2006.He had taken Aspirin and Clopidogrel for 10 months and then had switched to lower dose Aspirin (150mg to 80 mg)and stopped the Clopidogrel. He developed symptoms of angina during a flight back to India from...

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