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Repair of coronary artery perforation after rotastenting by implantation of the JoStent covered stent.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9829894     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Coronary artery perforation is an unusual but well recognised complication of Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) and coronary atherectomy and may lead to hemopericardium and cardiac tamponade. If the perforation cannot be sealed by prolonged inflation with a perfusion balloon catheter, emergency cardiac surgery is usually necessary. This case report describes the potential use of a "covered" coronary artery stent for sealing perforations in the coronary circulation.
D R Ramsdale; S S Mushahwar; J L Morris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0098-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-01-20     Completed Date:  1999-01-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508512     Medline TA:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  310-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
The Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, England.
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MeSH Terms
Atherectomy, Coronary / adverse effects*
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation / adverse effects*,  instrumentation
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Disease / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Coronary Vessels / injuries*
Follow-Up Studies
Intraoperative Complications
Middle Aged
Stents / adverse effects*
Comment In:
Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1998 Nov;45(3):314   [PMID:  9829895 ]

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