• Vol. 40 No. 11, 512–513
  • 15 October 2011

Migrated Brachiocephalic Venous Stent into the Right Atrium – Can it be Left Alone? A Case Report and Review of the Literature



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A potentially fatal complication of stenting of the venous system is stent migration into the right atrium and several methods of redeployment or retrieval of the migrated stent have been described. However, we present a scenario for the conservative management of a migrated brachiocephalic venous stent into the right atrium, with no adverse stent related outcome.

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