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Indian Heart J. 2013 May-Jun;65(3):323-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2013.04.014. Epub 2013 Apr 9.

Retrieving a deformed stent during transradial intervention: an alternative femoral approach using guide catheter shortening.

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  • 1Professor, Department of Cardiology, G.B. Pant Hospital, India.

Abstract

Stent dislodgment during percutaneous coronary intervention is a rare complication. We report a case of successful retrieval of a deformed coronary stent through alternative transfemoral approach while performing transradial procedure when the stent could not be retrieved safely from transradial route.

Copyright © 2013 Cardiological Society of India. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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