Journal «Angiology and Vascular Surgery» • 

2009 • VOLUME 15 • №1

THROMBOSIS OF STENTS WITH AN ANTIPROLIFERATIVE COATING
REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

Krylov A.L.
Research Institute of Cardiology Tomsk Scientific Centre of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences,
Tomsk, Russia

The authors analyzed the findings concerning thromboses of sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents over the time period from 2004 to 2007, having singled out the following causes of a stent’s thrombosis: 1 – an anatomical cause (bifurcation stenosis, a prolonged atherosclerotic plaque, and in-stent restenosis; 2 – the stent’s failure to fit snugly to the arterial wall; 3 – dissection of coronary arteries during stenting; 4 – cocaine dependence; 5 – resistance to aspirin and clopidogrel therapy; 6 – discontinuation of anti-platelet therapy.

KEY WORDS: sirolimus, paclitaxel, stent thrombosis, clopidogrel, aspirin.

P. 59-66

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