Coronary stent

Case contributed by Dr Subhan Iqbal

Presentation

Myocardial infarction two years ago, followed by coronary stent angioplasty

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female
X-ray
  • single elongated tubular opacity noted projecting over left ventricle.
  • in anterior interventricular artery, a branch of the left coronary artery
  • findings are suggestive of a coronary stent
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Case Discussion

Catheter and tube assessment are crucial components in the evaluation of a chest radiograph. Correct positioning of the nasogastric tube, endotracheal tube and central venous catheters all have individual importance.

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Case information

rID: 79281
Published: 1st Jul 2020
Last edited: 1st Jul 2020
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Sindh institute of urology and transplantation karachi

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