Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics

, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 169–170 | Cite as

Calcified nodule as an unsolved cause of coronary stent thrombosis in the new-generation drug-eluting stent era

  • Kazuhiko Yumoto
  • Tsubasa Kanaya
  • Shingo Tanaka
  • Tomoyuki Fukuzawa
  • Takahiro Watanabe
  • Hajime Aoki
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that we have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participant were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments of comparable ethical standards. This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors.

Funding

None of the authors have any relationships with industry or financial associations.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from an individual participant included in the study.

References

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    Mori H, Finn AV, Atkinson JB, Lutter C, Narula J, Virmani R. Calcified nodule: an early and late cause of in-stent failure. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2016;9:e125–6.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Kawakami R, Hao H, Takagi Y, Fujino A, Tsuchida YA, Imanaka T, et al. Drug-eluting stent implantation on calcified nodule: ex vivo intravascular images and histopathology. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2015;8:e127–8.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Japanese Association of Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuhiko Yumoto
    • 1
  • Tsubasa Kanaya
    • 1
  • Shingo Tanaka
    • 1
  • Tomoyuki Fukuzawa
    • 1
  • Takahiro Watanabe
    • 1
  • Hajime Aoki
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyYokohama Rosai HospitalYokohamaJapan

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