Vol 19, No 3 (2012)
Case Reports
Published online: 2012-05-28

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Simultaneous subacute thrombosis of bare metal coronary stents in two different arteries early after clopidogrel cessation

Ugur Canpolat, Hikmet Yorgun, Enver Atalar
Cardiol J 2012;19(3):309-313.

Abstract

Coronary stent thrombosis is a rare event leading to ST segment elevation myocardial infarction and death. Although early thrombosis of drug-eluting and bare metal stents is relatively frequent, simultaneous thrombosis of bare metal coronary stents has rarely been reported. Here, we present a case of simultaneous subacute thrombosis of two bare metal stents in different coronary arteries early after clopidogrel cessation.

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