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Suture knot embolism--a rare complication of percutaneous arterial closure device.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18703357     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Percutaneous closure devices used after percutaneous endovascular procedures have become more popular over the past decade. Occlusive vascular complication of the device is rare but always leads to limb-threatening consequence. We report a case of arterial occlusion caused by distal embolization of the suture material in the percutaneous closure device.
Authors:
Thung-Lip Lee; Wei-Kung Tseng; Chin-Feng Hsuang; Jau-Chung Hwang; Chau-Chung Wu; Po-Yuan Hu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-08-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular pathology : the official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1879-1336     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc. Pathol.     Publication Date:    2010 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9212060     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Pathol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, E-DA Hospital, No. 1 E-DA Road, Jiau-Shu Tsuen, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
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