OJRad  Vol.3 No.4 , December 2013
Obstruction of a Popliteal Artery Stent of a Patient with Popoiteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome
Author(s) Jae Hyun Kwon
ABSTRACT

We encountered a popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) patient who was treated with stent placement for popliteal artery without correcting an abnormal muscular structure that compresses popliteal artery in another institution. The popliteal artery stent was occluded one year after the stent placement. The patient was treated with bypass graft by reversed saphenous vein. Interventionists should be cautious with stent placements for popliteal artery without adjusting the anomalous musculotendinous structure in patients with PAES.


Cite this paper
J. Kwon, "Obstruction of a Popliteal Artery Stent of a Patient with Popoiteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome," Open Journal of Radiology, Vol. 3 No. 4, 2013, pp. 201-203. doi: 10.4236/ojrad.2013.34032.
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