A 65-year-old man with a history of bare-metal stent deployment to the proximal left anterior descending coronary artery 16 years previously was given thrombolysis for an anterior ST-elevation myocardial infarction (Fig. 1A). Coronary angiography the next day showed a normal flow in the left anterior descending artery and a patent stent (Fig. 1B, arrowheads) with no cause for the acute event identified.
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Published online: January 13, 2014
Accepted: January 7, 2014
Received: December 10, 2013
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