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    1. Coronary Stent Healing in Cancer Patients—An Optical Coherence Tomography Perspective

      Coronary Stent Healing in Cancer Patients—An Optical Coherence Tomography Perspective

      Objective: This study assessed stent healing patterns and cardiovascular outcomes by optical coherence tomography (OCT) in cancer patients after drug-eluting stent (DES) placement. Background: Cancer treatment, owing to its cytotoxic and antiproliferative effects, could delay stent healing and increase stent thrombosis risk, especially when dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) is discontinued early for oncological treatment. OCT can assess stent endothelialization and other healing parameters, which may provide clinical guidance in these challenging scenarios. Methods: This single-center retrospective study enrolled all cancer patients who underwent OCT for assessment of vascular healing patterns after prior DES placement from November 2009 to November 2018 ...

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    2. The impact of therapeutic mediastinal radiation on stent healing in cancer patients: An optical coherence tomography study.

      The impact of therapeutic mediastinal radiation on stent healing in cancer patients: An optical coherence tomography study.

      Background: Cancer is a prothrombotic and proinflammatory state. Understanding stent healing in cancer patients could modify the approach to antiplatelet regimen and facilitate cancer treatment. Mediastinal radiation therapy brings an additional layer of complexity to an already challenging clinical scenario in cancer patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). We sought to compare stent healing patterns with and without a history of mediastinal radiation therapy using optical coherence tomography (OCT) data. Methods: All cancer patients that underwent PCI and follow-up OCT less than 12 months post-PCI between 2009-2018 were retrospectively identified from our institutional cardiac catheterization laboratory registry. Stent healing, which ...

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