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Volume 2012, Article ID 178260, 4 pages
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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation as a Possible Cause of Acute Coronary Stent Thrombosis: A Case Report and Literature Review

1Department of Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
2Department of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA

Received 22 November 2012; Accepted 11 December 2012

Academic Editors: C. Diez, C. Lazzeri, C. Mammina, G. Pichler, and C. D. Roosens

Copyright © 2012 Syed Amer et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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