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Percutaneous retrieval of a fully expanded maldeployed left subclavian artery stent: nightmares in cath lab.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19729705     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A self expendable Nitinol stent was accidently maldeployed when precise positioning was being done in a pre dilated 100% occluded left subclavian artery. A significant part of stent was hanging into the arch of aorta necessitating removal of stent either surgically or percutaneously. The fully expanded stent was successfully retrieved with the help of Acu-snare and long 8F sheath without any injury or dissection of aorta or iliac artery. After retrieval of stent, the culprit lesion was stented with another self expendable stent in the same sitting with good end result.
Vivek Prakash Aggarwal; Amit Malik; S K Gupta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian heart journal     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0019-4832     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Heart J     Publication Date:    2009 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-04     Completed Date:  2009-12-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374675     Medline TA:  Indian Heart J     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  115-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Thoracic / surgery
Blood Vessel Prosthesis / adverse effects*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*,  instrumentation
Device Removal / methods
Foreign Bodies / etiology*,  surgery
Medical Errors*
Middle Aged
Stents / adverse effects*
Subclavian Artery / surgery
Subclavian Steal Syndrome / surgery*

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