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Repositioning of covered stents: the grip technique.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21052668     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
INTRODUCTION: Retrieval and repositioning of a stent deployed beyond its intended target region may be a difficult technical challenge.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A balloon-mounted snare technique, a variant of the coaxial loop snare technique, is described.
RESULTS: The technique is described for the repositioning of a covered transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt stent and a covered biliary stent.
CONCLUSION: The balloon-mounted snare technique is a useful technique for retrieval of migrated stents.
Authors:
John Martin Kirby; Xiao Feng Guo; Mehran Midia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1432-086X     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  615-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
McMaster University Medical Center, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada, johnkirby@ireland.com.
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