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Indexed/Abstracted in: BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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Online ISSN 1827-191X
Nguyen A. H., Khan A. A., Chait A., Fallahnejad M.
From the Department of Surgery The Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Complications associated with coronary stent placement have decreased in recent years. One of the complications involved with this procedure is the possibility that the stent is stripped from the delivery catheter prior to deployment and is lost systemically. This paper reports a rare complication which resulted in vascular insufficiency necessitating surgical intervention.