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Knots in the cath lab, an embarrassing complication of radial angiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23585811     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Most case reports or series describe knots in the venous system such as knots of Swan-Ganz catheters, pacing wires or thermodilution catheters. Knots during radial angiography are relatively rare. Here we describe a simple method of unravelling a radial knot via the femoral route, together with a review of the literature on knots in the catherisation laboratory and the techniques to deal with them.
Authors:
Prabha Nini Gupta; G K Praveen; Sajan Z Ahmed; B Krishna Kumar; Sajith V S
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart Asia     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1759-1104     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Asia     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-4-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101542742     Medline TA:  Heart Asia     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  36-38     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology , Medical College Hospital , Trivandrum, Kerala , India.
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