Journal of Structural Heart Disease, April 2019, Volume 5, Issue 2:48-51
Stenting the Snorkel: PCI of a Restenosed Left Main Stent Placed for Coronary Obstruction after Valve in Valve TAVR
Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Acute coronary artery occlusion is a known complication of transcatheter aortic valve replacement. One bailout strategy to treat acute coronary artery occlusion is deployment of a “snorkel” stent from the coronary artery behind the TAVR valve. While this approach will restore coronary artery patency, the long-term concern of this method is the ability to re-intervene on the stented coronary artery in the future. We demonstrate the complexity of re-intervention in a case of acute coronary syndrome due to ostial restenosis of a “snorkel” stent.
Cite this article as: El-Haddad H, Resar J. Stenting the Snorkel: PCI of a Restenosed Left Main Stent Placed for Coronary Obstruction after Valve in Valve TAVR. Structural Heart Disease 2019;5(2):48-51. DOI: 10.12945/j.jshd.2019.030.18
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