Stent migration, Coronary intervention
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
Tekleyes, Fikadu G. MD; Lester, Melissa D. MD; Studeny, Mark A. MD; Thompson, Ellen A. MD; and Craig, Steven MD
"An Unusual Migration of A Stent: A Case Report,"
Marshall Journal of Medicine:
2, Article 9.
Available at: https://mds.marshall.edu/mjm/vol2/iss2/9