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

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

DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, vol.25, no.2, pp.169-172, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/dir.2019.18263
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.169-172
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: No


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.