late stent thrombosis


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late stent thrombosis

Cardiology The scar-induced closure of a previously stenosed coronary artery, a complication in ±20% of Pts who have undergone stenting for CAD. See Stent. Cf In-stent restenosis.
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'Very' very late stent thrombosis: Acute myocardial infarction from drug-eluting stent thrombosis more than 5 years after implantation.
Comparison of Short and Long Term Cardiac Mortality in Early Versus Late Stent Thrombosis (from Pooled PROTECT Trials).
Even second-generation cobalt-chromium EES (CoCr-EES), possessing greater strut coverage with lower incidence of late/very late stent thrombosis than SES and PES in human autopsy analysis, findings showed that the frequency of NA in CoCr-EES was not statistically different when compared with first-generation devices [14].
"The higher incidence of late stent thrombosis in the Z-ES group was driven by an increased incidence of definite stent thrombosis."
This delay of endothelial growth is induced by an inappropriate long-term drug release and can lead to late stent thrombosis (1).
However, the risk of very late stent thrombosis must be considered if the APT is interrupted if the need arises to perform the surgical procedure sooner (30, 42).
(9) Data from these studies confirm previously published research that showed that perioperative withdrawal of low-dose aspirin increases risk for cardiac complications, including late stent thrombosis." (10), (11)
An independent analysis also confirmed XIENCE V's low late stent thrombosis rate of 0.7 percent.
"Increased late stent thrombosis risk and the long term dual anti-platelet medication which are associated with the majority of current drug eluting stents is a concern in treating our patients today," said Primary Investigator of the PIONEER Study Peter Smits, M.D., head of Intervention Cardiology at the Maasstad Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
The issue of late stent thrombosis after DES usage has influenced stent usage patterns.