Successful prasugrel rescue therapy in clopidogrel resistant patients who had recurrent stent thrombosis of drug-eluting-stent: The role of prasugrel in clopidogrel nonresponders

Seung Hyun Lee, Byeong Keuk Kim, Jaewon Oh, Jin Su Park, Dong Jun Lee, Han Cheol Lee, Jin Ho Kim, Myeong Ki Hong

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Abstract

Stent thrombosis is a very serious problem after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation even though its incidence is about or less than 1%. As the clopidogrel resistance is expected to play an important role in the occurrence of stent thrombosis, new anti-platelet agents overcoming this issue can give us another choice. We experienced a case of a 58-year-old male with successful prasugrel rescue therapy in a patient with clopidogrel resistance who had recurrent stent thrombosis following DES implantation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)343-346
Number of pages4
JournalKorean Circulation Journal
Volume43
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 May

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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