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Reocclusion caused by stent fracture implanted in the subclavian artery ostium: a case report.
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PMID:  22926705     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 47 year-old male, a woodcutter by profession, complained of severe pain in the left arm during physical stress. Eighteen months ago, a balloon-expandable stainless steel stent had been implanted in the left subclavian artery ostium. The angiography revealed a stent fracture at the origin of the left subclavian artery, this condition led to a re-obstruction of the stent. After the insertion of a self-expandable Nitinol stent, the side differences of arterial pressure and the symptoms disappeared. This is the first reported case of a stent fracture inserted at the origin of the subclavian artery without severe calcification.
Norihiko Shinozaki; Ralf Langhoff; Karl-Ludwig Schulte
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular intervention and therapeutics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1868-4297     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Interv Ther     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
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Created Date:  2012-8-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101522043     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Interv Ther     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Cardiology, Tokai University School of Medicine, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan,
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