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Common iliac artery stenting complicated by distal thrombo-embolism

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Occlusion of the right common iliac artery. Notice the hypertrophy of the right lumbar artery filling the internal iliac artery on the right.

Control angiogram after implantation of a self-expandable stent in the right common iliac artery. Notice that the stent is positioned slightly too far into the aortic lumen.

Thromboembolism of the right popliteal artery.

Below the knee arteries after removal of copious amounts of emboli by aspiration thrombectomy.

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