George, S and Mamas, M and Nolan, J and Ratib, K (2016) Radial artery perforation treated with balloon tracking and guide catheter tamponade - A case series. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine. ISSN 1553-8389

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Abstract

A 78year old woman was admitted with an acute coronary syndrome. She underwent coronary angiography via the left radial artery which was complicated by a guide catheter induced radial artery perforation confirmed by extravasation of contrast into the forearm. We used balloon assisted tracking and guide catheter tamponade to complete the angioplasty procedure via the radial artery and successfully seal the radial artery perforation. We describe a series of 7 cases where this technique was used to both treat radial artery perforation and to complete the angioplasty via the radial approach.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: angioplasty; complication; radial perforation; balloon assisted tracking
Subjects: ?? Angioplasty ??
?? Balloon assisted tracking ??
?? Complication ??
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
?? Radial perforation ??
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2016 08:55
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2016 08:55
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/2078

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