Coronary stent on chest x-ray

Case contributed by Konstantin Benno Bräutigam


X-ray control.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

Multiple medical devices are seen: a prosthetic aortic valve, sternal wires, and a coronary stent. Opacities evident in the left hemithorax. No pleural effusions. No pneumothorax.

Case Discussion

Elderly patient and typical case for medical devices in the thorax: sternal wires, a coronary stent, and a prosthetic aortic valve.

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Case information

rID: 58320
Published: 12th Feb 2018
Last edited: 18th Feb 2018
System: Cardiac, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

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