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DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.18590/mjm.2016.vol2.iss2.9

Abstract

Stent dislodgment and embolization is a rare complication of coronary stenting.

There are reports of intra-coronary stent entrapment, stripping, and dislodgement

during percutaneous coronary interventions causing potentially life threatening

complications, including intra-coronary or systemic embolization. Reports of

dislodgment and migration of previously placed drug eluting intra-coronary stent

several months after deployment are very limited in the literature. We describe a

drug eluting stent dislodgment and migration in an 88 year-old male 10 months after

its deployment.

Conflict(s) of Interest

NONE

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