Pulmonary artery stent

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Long term attendee of the respiratory clinic. Prior procedures in tertiary centres.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female

Metallic stent in the left main pulmonary artery.

Heart size normal.  Lungs clear.

Right pulmonary artery normal in size.

Case Discussion

One of a wide range of medical devices which may be observed on the chest x-ray.  

A pulmonary artery stent is one of the less commonly seen.

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Case information

rID: 56394
Published: 30th Oct 2017
Last edited: 30th Oct 2017
System: Chest
Tag: rdgh
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