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Stent-triggered 'electric shock' during leg bending 2 years after emergency iliac artery percutaneous revascularization.
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PMID:  21085003     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of a 41-year-old woman who underwent surgical removal of an uterine leiomyoma, complicated by accidental injury of the left external iliac artery, treated by suturing. A few days after the intervention the patient was treated with emergency percutaneous stent implantation for acute thrombotic occlusion of the external iliac artery. Two years later, the patient began to complain of pain in the left leg, as an 'electric shock' sensation in the leg during squatting and leg adduction on the trunk. An angiographic control showed a critical in-stent restenosis at the level of a misplaced stent. Thus the patient was submitted to surgical exploration and stent removal.
Authors:
Daniele Iaccarino; Luigi Politi; Tiziano Curti; Maria Grazia Modena; Giuseppe M Sangiorgi
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular medicine (Hagerstown, Md.)     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1558-2035     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101259752     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  663-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Department of Vascular Surgery, Policlinico Hospital, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy.
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