Coilon removal

Wilfrido R. Castaneda-Zuniga, Marcos Herrera, Barry Rusnak, Kurt Amplatz

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-70
Number of pages2
JournalCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 1 1982


  • Complication, coil embolization
  • Foreign body extraction
  • Percutaneous retrieval

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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