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Compression syndrome as a complication of percutaneous coronary intervention.
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PMID:  21523198     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coronary artery perforation is a rare complication of percutaneous coronary intervention with potentially fatal consequences. A case of perforation occurring during percutaneous coronary intervention to a saphenous vein graft, complicated by the subsequent development of a compressive right atrial hematoma, is reported. The management of the case is described, and similar case reports in the literature are reviewed. The role of imaging in making the initial diagnosis and formulating an appropriate management strategy is emphasized.
Authors:
S Chacko; N Abidin; Ma Mamas; M El-Omar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Experimental and clinical cardiology     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1918-1515     ISO Abbreviation:  Exp Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-27     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9715903     Medline TA:  Exp Clin Cardiol     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e1-4     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Biomedical Research Centre, Manchester;
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