Coronary stent (x-ray)

Case contributed by Konstantin Benno Bräutigam
Diagnosis certain


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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