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We describe a case of longitudinal stent compression induced by withdrawal of a "buddy wire," which we managed by crushing the retracted struts using another stent. To the best of our knowledge, this is one of the first reports of this complication induced by wire manipulation.

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Invasive Cardiol

Publication Date

06/2012

Volume

24

Pages

E122 - E123

Keywords

Aged, 80 and over, Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary, Coronary Angiography, Coronary Stenosis, Device Removal, Electrocardiography, Equipment Failure, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Prosthesis Failure, Retreatment, Severity of Illness Index, Stents