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Korean Circ J. 2014 Nov;44(6):429-433. English. Case Report.
Kim TH , Oh YS , Eom MY , Jung YL , Cho HA , Choi W , Shim WH .
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sejong General Hospital, Bucheon, Korea.

A 71-year-old woman who had suffered from pulmonary thromboembolism with deep vein thrombosis for 12 years presented the hospital with a huge thoracic aortic aneurysm. During thoracic endovascular therapy, she had a sudden coronary artery occlusion without having organized stenosis or plaque rupture even under the dual antiplatelet treatment and heparinization. She turned out to be having a protein S deficiency. A procedure related thrombotic adverse event in patient with protein S deficiency is very rare, so we report a case with literature review.

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