Stent Embolism after Coronary Angiography: Case Report

Authors

  • Bahar Temur Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul
  • Tolga Can Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul
  • Anil Karaagac Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul
  • Murat Ugur Department of Cardiology, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul
  • Mehmet Kaplan Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul
  • Hakki Aydogan Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul
  • Adlan Olsun Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul
  • Mehmet Eren Department of Cardiology, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1532

Abstract

Endovascular interventions are widely performed of late; complications including stent embolism of arteries and veins, dislocation, or malposition of medical devices are frequently seen. Peripheral stent embolisms are generally asymptomatic, but when they cause acute ischemia or severe symptoms like claudication they must be removed. Stents can be removed not only with surgical techniques but also with endovascular maneuvers. In this case report, we state that in symptomatic peripheral arterial embolization cases, surgical intervention is the first choice for treatment due to the complexity and high risk of complications when using endovascular maneuvers.

Author Biography

Mehmet Kaplan, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul

Cardiovascular Surgery

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Published

2016-06-09

How to Cite

Temur, B., Can, T., Karaagac, A., Ugur, M., Kaplan, M., Aydogan, H., Olsun, A., & Eren, M. (2016). Stent Embolism after Coronary Angiography: Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 19(3), E110-E111. https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1532

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