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Very late stent trombosis. An unpleasant surprise.

Author(s): César Enrique Filgueiras Frías | Rubén Bestard Bicet | Sara Laria Menchaca | Leonardo López Ferrero | Jesús M. Pérez del Todo | Luis H. Villanueva Ponte

Journal: Revista Cubana de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular
ISSN 0864-2168

Volume: 17;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 180;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: stent thrombosis | primary PCI | hemodynamic.

The stent thrombosis is a clinical event whose incidence is not well clarified, since, with a lotof frequency, the angiographic confirmation it is not used as an inclusion criteria in clinicaltrials. Although it is a not very common complication, it’s severity is given, fundamentally,because their form of presentation is the sudden death or the myocardial infarction with STsegment elevation in 80% of the patients. The case of 58 years old female patient, is presentedwith a very late thrombosis in a conventional stent, 5 years and 8 months after theinstallation of the device in the right coronary artery.
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