Coronary stent deployment in a young adult with kawasaki disease and recurrent myocardial infarction

Takafumi Ueno, Hisashi Kai, Hisao Ikeda, Kazuya Ichiki, Tatsuya Hashino, Tsutomu Imaizumi
1999 Clinical Cardiology  
A 19-year-old man developed a huge coronary aneurysm and stenosis in the right coronary artery as a sequela of Kawasaki disease (KD) that resulted in recurrent episodes of myocardial infarction. Coronary ischemic events were successfully prevented after balloon angioplasty followed by coronary stent implantation into the stenotic lesion. The stent deployment may have an advantage compared with balloon angioplasty and other new devices for the treatment forpatients with KD showing stenotic
more » ... wing stenotic lesions without dense calcification.
doi:10.1002/clc.4960220221 pmid:10068857 fatcat:563mcloaf5b2jgl2onxnvaauiq