An unusual complication during deployment of a multi-link stent

Alan J. Simons, Ronald P. Caputo, Paolo Esente, Alessandro Giambartolomei, Michael Bowser, Mark Reger, Gary Walford

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The use of intracoronary stents has greatly impacted on the practice of interventional cardiology. Complications due to equipment failure during deployment of stents are rare but potentially serious. We report a case of a malfunctioning Multi-Link delivery system and the successful treatment of the resulting complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)58-60
Number of pages3
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number1
StatePublished - May 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • Complications
  • Multi-Link stent
  • Stents
  • Transradial

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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