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Intraventricular stent loss after interventional treatment of a coronary dissection - a case report.
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PMID:  21891814     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The introduction of stents for treatment of coronary lesions markedly improved the outcome of coronary interventions. We report on a female patient who was admitted to our hospital with acute coronary syndrome and stent loss into the left ventricle during coronary intervention performed in another hospital. Stent loss is a very rare but potentially lethal complication of a stent implantation.
Alexander Joost; Peter Hunold; Joachim Weil
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E211-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Medizinische Klinik 2, Universität zu Lübeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lübeck, Germany.
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