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Fracture of a carotid stent and restenosis of common carotid artery
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Submission date: 2011-04-16
Final revision date: 2011-07-28
Acceptance date: 2011-08-29
Online publication date: 2013-02-10
Publication date: 2013-10-31
Arch Med Sci 2013;9(5):953-956
In this paper, we present the case of a female patient with significant stenosis at the ostium of the left common carotid artery (LCCA), which had been successfully treated with stent implantation. After 3 months, selective left carotid angiography revealed a stent fracture and in-stent restenosis at the ostium of the LCCA. The patient was treated with repeated percutaneous intervention with a good long-term result.
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