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Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2003 Jan;58(1):69-71.

Coronary abscess: a complication of stenting.

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Division of Cardiology, Medicine Service, Edward Hines Jr Veterans Hospital, Hines, Illinois 60141, USA. jayson.liu@med.va.gov

Abstract

We report the case of a 72-year-old male who underwent primary angioplasty for an acute myocardial infarction and developed a coronary stent infection with Staphylococcus aureus. The patient was treated with a prolonged course of IV antibiotics and underwent debridement and partial stent extraction successfully.

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12508199
DOI:
10.1002/ccd.10395
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