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Reflex sympathetic dystrophy following transbrachial cardiac catheterization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10973376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We experienced a rare case of complication by reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) following transbrachial cardiac catheterization which may have been caused by poorly executed hemostasis using a hemostatic device. The symptoms of RSD markedly limited the patientOs daily work activities. Although the transbrachial approach is a useful procedure for cardiac catheterization, interventionalists should be aware that RSD may cause serious complications.
T Inoue; I Yaguchi; K Mizoguchi; Y Iwasaki; K Takayanagi; S Morooka; S Asano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1042-3931     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2000 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-10-19     Completed Date:  2000-10-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  481-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, 2-1-50 Minamikoshigaya, Koshigaya City, Saitama 343-8555, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / diagnosis*,  therapy
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary
Brachial Artery
Catheters, Indwelling / adverse effects*
Exercise Therapy
Heart Catheterization / adverse effects*
Hyperthermia, Induced
Radial Artery
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy / diagnosis,  etiology*,  rehabilitation

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