Authors: Muhammad Khan, Adam Stys, Tomasz Stys, Naveen Rajpurohit, Marian Petrasko
Publication Type: Case Reports
Journal Title: South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association
Publication Date: 2015 Mar
Coronary artery stent fracture is a recognized complication of drug eluting stents. It has been reported more commonly with the use of Cypher stent. Currently, there are no specific recommendations regarding the management of this entity. Routine screening for stent fractures should be avoided as not all stent fractures lead to clinically significant outcomes.