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Korean Circ J. 2008 Aug;38(8):432-435. English. Case Report.
Baek EK , Park SH , Kwon KH , Shim EJ , Jo JY .
Department of Internal Medicine and Ewha Medical Research Institute, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea.

In-stent atheromatous plaque rupture is a very rare event. A 51-year-old man presented with an acute inferior myocardial infarction 9 years after bare-metal stent implantation in the mid-portion of right coronary artery. After thrombolytic therapy, coronary angiography and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) revealed a ruptured plaque at the mid portion of the stented segment.

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