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Cardiology Research and Practice
Volume 2011, Article ID 320983, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/320983
Case Report

Stent Fracture after Everolimus-Eluting Stent Implantation

Interventional Cardiology Program, Division of Cardiology, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network, University of Toronto, 6-246 EN, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4

Received 29 November 2010; Accepted 6 February 2011

Academic Editor: Alexander Hirsch

Copyright © 2011 Ali S. Almasood 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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