Cardiology Image watch : Its not a stent for sure …then what ?
A 75-year-old male post CABG with severe LV dysfunction and ICD and dual-chamber pacer in situ presented with NSTEMI.
An angiogram revealed something, and he got this form of treatment. ? What is it?
Image and case courtesy Patel R, Ghadiam H, Patel P, et al. (April 05, 2020) Angina Leading to Metal in the Heart: An Interesting Case of Saphenous Vein Graft Coiling. Cureus 12(4): e7546. doi:10.7759/cureus.7546
Features of SVG venous graft aneurysm
Graft aneurysm what are the risks?
- Recurrent ACS
- Vascular plug
- Multiple coils (Does coil occlusion offer a permanent cure? I can’t think so )
- Covered stent
- None. No Intervention Just OAC & observe, follow up can be a good option and can beat all above three in many patients.
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