TITLE

Knotting of a Bypass Graft Catheter: Report of a Case

AUTHOR(S)
Gaw, Johnny; Matthews, Nur P.; Samant, Dinesh R.; Gadgil, Uday G.; Venkataraman, Kalyanasundaram
PUB. DATE
September 1986
SOURCE
Angiology;Sep1986, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p690
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A case of knotting of a bypass graft catheter during coronary arteriography is presented. An arteriotomy had to be done to remove the catheter. A possible mechanism causing this complication and precautions to avoid it are described.
ACCESSION #
16369615

 

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