In-stent thrombosis after carotid artery stenting in a patient with protein C deficiency
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In-stent thrombosis (IST) is a rare but serious complication of carotid artery stenting (CAS) . However, the risk factors for IST have not been determined. We present a case of IST following CAS in a patient with protein C deficiency.
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One of the authors received an honorarium from Daiichi-Sankyo Co., Ltd., which is unrelated to the submitted work. All other authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
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