Superficial femoral artery stent extrusion

Nihal Voruganti, Ayokunle Olowofela, Jacob C. Wood, Neel A. Mansukhani*, Brian D. Lewis, Kellie R. Brown

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The superficial femoral artery is a common location for endovascular treatment of occlusive arterial disease. Stent extrusion is an uncommon complication of stent placement. In the present case report, we sought to raise awareness of this rare complication and have described the management of a single unique case. Although rare, the complication of stent extrusion should be considered in patients with abnormal symptoms after endovascular treatment of superficial femoral artery disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)794-797
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Vascular Surgery Cases, Innovations and Techniques
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2021


  • Stent extrusion
  • Stent infection
  • Superficial femoral artery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery


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