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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.


Journal article


J Invasive Cardiol

Publication Date





E122 - E123


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