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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Angiology and Vascular Pathology
Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 0,752
Online ISSN 1827-1618
Raso A. M., Rispoli P., Conforti M., Comelli S., Moniaci D., Ortensio M., Varetto G., Zan S.
The occurrence of a neuritis of the ischiatic nerve and the genito-femoral nerve due to the implant of three stents in the iliac artery, is an extremely rare complication, expecially if associated with retroperitoneal fibrosis which caused a nevritis symptomatology. A case of stent migration in the subadventitial space which caused 4 years from angioplasty and stents implant, a nevritis symptomatology. Retroperi-toneal fibrosis has been considered as a consequence of the stents presence and of their chronic irritational activity, expecially for what concerns the stent migrated in the subadventitial space; the procedure personally performed in this case is reported.