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Management of Radial Artery Perforation Complicating Coronary Intervention: A Stepwise Approach.
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PMID:  21539609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The radial approach is an elegant alternative to femoral access for diagnostic and interventional coronary procedures; this access site is infrequently associated with vascular complications, although less than the femoral approach. We present our experience in management of iatrogenic radial artery perforation in 3 cases; one case managed conservatively through prolonged guiding catheter positioning proximal to the perforated segment and external compression by sphygmomanometer cuff. The second case required prolonged balloon inflation after failure of conservative management mentioned above. In the third case, the above-mentioned conservative measures and prolonged balloon inflation failed to seal the perforation; complete reconstruction of the perforation was achieved by a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) coronary covered stent. To our knowledge, this is the first case to be managed utilizing this approach. (J Interven Cardiol 2011;**:1-6).
Mansour M Sallam; Mehar Ali; Rashid Al-Sekaiti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of interventional cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1540-8183     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8907826     Medline TA:  J Interv Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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©2011, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman.
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