Successful percutaneous removal of a "coilon" (spring coil with compressed Ivalon plug) is described. A large 18 French Teflon dilator was used for retrieval because of the danger of stripping off the attached Ivalon plug at the time of extraction through the puncture site.
- Complication, coil embolization
- Foreign body extraction
- Percutaneous retrieval
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine