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Localised Pulmonary Artery Compression Due to Saphenous Vein Graft Perforation During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
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PMID:  21454035     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Saphenous vein graft interventions are recognised as high risk procedures for adverse outcomes. We present a case of a ruptured vein graft causing a focal hematoma that led to pulmonary artery compression and cardiogenic shock without the classical signs of tamponade. Multi-modality imaging revealed the aetiology and the hematoma resolved after the patient received cardio-pulmonary resuscitation during attempted percutaneous drainage. Localised pulmonary artery compression is a rare complication of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI). Its recognition and management are discussed, with the importance of early detection and urgent invasive management emphasized.
Authors:
Rohan S Poulter; Mark Dooris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1916-7075     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-4-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510280     Medline TA:  Can J Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Cardiology Department, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia.
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