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An unusual embolic complication of percutaneous coronary artery intervention and simple percutaneous treatment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23044528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Emboli are among the most feared complications of interventional cardiology. Although surgery is needed in most cases for the removal of peripheric foreign body emboli, some may be extracted by percutaneous intervention. We present a case of retrieval of a femoral sheath fragment via contralateral femoral access, wiring of the sheath fragment, and retrieval with an 'anchoring balloon' system.
Authors:
E Ilhan; O Soylu; T S Güvenç; Y Canga; M Ergelen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-09-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular journal of Africa     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1680-0745     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc J Afr     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101313864     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc J Afr     Country:  South Africa    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e7-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Dr Siyami Ersk Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
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