Late stent thrombosis secondary to carbon monoxide poisoning

Patricia Arizaca Dileo, Michael Tucciarone, Eduardo Rodriguez Castro, Mayra Guerrero

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Carbon monoxide poisoning has a variety of deleterious cardiac effects including arrhythmias, coronary spasm and myocardial infarction. The pro-thrombotic effect of carbon monoxide poisoning is one of the important postulated mechanisms of cardiac injury. There are multiple case reports of myocardial infarction secondary to carbon monoxide poisoning. However, there is no published case of carbon-monoxide-poisoning-induced stent thrombosis. We present a 50-year-old female with late stent thrombosis of a sirolimus-eluting stent secondary to acute carbon monoxide poisoning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-58
Number of pages3
JournalCardiovascular Revascularization Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2011


  • Acute myocardial Infarction
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Stent thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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