Stent loss and retrieval during percutaneous coronary interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Alomar2013StentLA,
  title={Stent loss and retrieval during percutaneous coronary interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Mohammed E Alomar and Tesfaldet T Michael and Vishal Patel and Clara G Altomare and Bavana V. Rangan and Daisha Jane Cipher and Subhash Banerjee and Emmanouil S Brilakis},
  journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 12},
  pages={637-41}
}
OBJECTIVE We present a systematic review and meta-analysis of the frequency, consequences, and treatment of stent loss during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). BACKGROUND Stent loss during PCI has received limited study. METHODS We conducted a meta-analysis of 18 case series and 45 case reports published between 1991 and 2012 on stent loss during PCI. Data on the frequency of stent loss, treatment strategies, and clinical outcomes were collected. RESULTS A total of 1048 stents… CONTINUE READING
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