Unsuccessful treatment of a collapsed thoracic stent graft by Palmaz stent.


A Gore TAG Excluder stent graft was deployed in a 35-year-old woman for an isthmic saccular aneurysm. At 12-hour follow-up, we diagnosed a proximal collapse. A Palmaz stent was used to reopen the proximal segment. Two months later, she presented with a transient ischemic attack (embolic process) related to a suboptimal apposition of the Palmaz stent in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.avsg.2010.06.012


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