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Chest pain 3 years after stent placement

    Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Plessis-Robinson, France
    Body Region: Cardiovascular

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 66-year-old man presented with atypical chest pain.
    • Three years earlier, the patient had a stent implanted for stenosis of the left anterior
      descending (LAD) artery.

    • In-stent coronary restenosis was suspected.
    • Contrast-enhanced ECG-gated CT of the heart was performed.