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Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2000 Feb;49(2):214-7.

Gelfoam embolization of a distal coronary artery guidewire perforation.

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Department of Cardiology, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.

Abstract

A guidewire-induced distal coronary artery perforation presenting with cardiac tamponade was occluded by distal Gelfoam embolization via an infusion catheter. This extends the treatment options for this rare complication of coronary interventional procedures. Cathet. Cardiovasc. Intervent. 49:214-217, 2000.

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