A rare source of pulmonary embolization in catheterization procedures

A. Formanek, W. R. Castaneda-Zuniga, K. Amplatz

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Abstract

A rare and avoidable complication of the sheath catheterization technique is reported. In two patients, the small plastic guide-wire tubing was inadvertently introduced through the sheath and caused pulmonary embolization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)237-238
Number of pages2
JournalRadiology
Volume141
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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