Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 7, Number 10, October 2016, pages 417-419

Successful Transcatheter Retrieval of the Embolized Coronary Stent During Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention


Figure 1.
Figure 1. (a) Coronary angiography showing thrombotic occlusion of distal part of the proximal RCA. (b) Second long and severe lesion at the proximal to the first implanted stent in the RCA. (c) Successful stenting of the proximal part of RCA with another ZES of 3.5 × 30 mm using a 7 F AR1 guiding catheter.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. (a) Peripheral angiogram showing undeployed coronary stent embolized into the right posterior tibial artery. (b) Embolized coronary stent is captured with the snare catheter. (c) The retrieved stent.