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Balloon-assisted retrieval of a broken stent-delivery system.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23109758     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The breakage of a stent-delivery catheter at the shaft is a rare and dangerous complication during coronary intervention. We report a simple balloon technique for the successful retrieval, from within a guiding catheter, of both an unexpanded stent and its delivery system.
Jayashree Kharge; Praveen Sreekumar; Kumara Swamy; Ashalatha Bharatha; Raghu Thagachagere Ramegowda; Manjunath Cholenahally Nanjappa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1526-6702     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Heart Inst J     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-30     Completed Date:  2013-04-10     Revised Date:  2013-07-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214622     Medline TA:  Tex Heart Inst J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  644-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cardiology Department, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences & Research, Bangalore 560069, India.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary / instrumentation*
Cardiac Catheterization / instrumentation*
Cardiac Catheters*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Stenosis / radiography,  therapy*
Device Removal / methods*
Equipment Design
Equipment Failure
Middle Aged
Treatment Outcome

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