The butler did it! A very late stent thrombosis of TAXUS evaluated with Optical Coherence Tomography
A 64 years old male smoker, obese, diabetic non-insulin dependent, dyslipidaemia, presented to our Emergency Department for new onset typical chest pain and EKG signs of an acute anterior ST elevation myocardial infarction. He had an history of a percutaneous coronary interventions to his three vessels with stents TAXUS in 2006 when he presented with stable angina. He performed dual antiplatelet therapy (DAT) for six months, then he assumed aspirin alone.