Successful treatment of unexpected complication during aortic stent-grafting: retrieval of broken stent-graft tip by coaxial technique

Canyigit M., Ates O. F. , Saglam M. F. , Hidiroglu M.

DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, cilt.25, sa.2, ss.169-172, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/dir.2019.18263
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.169-172


Thoracic aortic endovascular repair (TEVAR) is increasingly preferred as a treatment of choice in thoracic aortic diseases. Intravascular foreign body is one of the TEVAR-related complications similar to the other endovascular operations. Here, to the our best knowledge for the first time in the English literature, this report presents an extremely rare complication of a broken and stuck tip part of aortic stent-graft in the intravascular space and successful removal by using the coaxial technique.