Rheolytic thrombectomy: A new treatment for stent thrombosis

Scott, Luis R. P., Silva, Jose A., White, Christopher and Collins, Tyrone J. (1999) Rheolytic thrombectomy: A new treatment for stent thrombosis. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 47 1: 97-101. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1522-726X(199905)47:1<97::AID-CCD21>3.0.CO;2-5


Author Scott, Luis R. P.
Silva, Jose A.
White, Christopher
Collins, Tyrone J.
Title Rheolytic thrombectomy: A new treatment for stent thrombosis
Journal name Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1522-1946
1522-726X
Publication date 1999-05
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1002/(SICI)1522-726X(199905)47:1<97::AID-CCD21>3.0.CO;2-5
Volume 47
Issue 1
Start page 97
End page 101
Total pages 5
Place of publication Hoboken, NJ, United States
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Language eng
Abstract Coronary stent thrombosis, a rare complication after stent deployment, carries major morbidity and mortality. Traditional treatments for stent thrombosis include local or systemic delivery of thrombolytic agents and balloon angioplasty, both with far from optimum results. We report on two cases of coronary stent thrombosis successfully treated with rheolytic thrombectomy as an adjunct to balloon angioplasty.
Keyword Angioplasty
Acute myocardial infarction
Coronary stent
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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