Several techniques are used to treat coronary bifurcation lesions. One of the commonly used techniques is the jailed wire technique, which is performed by inserting two guidewires into both the main and side branches of a coronary artery. When the main branch is stented, the side branch wire is jailed between the stent and the wall of the proximal main branch. One difficulty with the technique is wire withdrawal. There are no reports in the literature describing a broken jailed wire between two overlapping stents.
Case Presentation. A 72-year-old male had undergone a coronary ang... continue reading about Guidewire Entrapment during Jailed Wire Technique