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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.