Thrombin injection for sealing epicardial collateral perforation during chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary interventions

Anna P. Kotsia, Emmanouil S. Brilakis, Dimitri Karmpaliotis

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Abstract

Epicardial collateral perforation is a serious complication of retrograde chronic total occlusion percutaneous coronary intervention. We describe two cases of epicardial collateral perforation that were successfully sealed with local thrombin injection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E124-E126
JournalJournal of Invasive Cardiology
Volume26
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2014

Keywords

  • chronic total occlusion
  • collaterals
  • perforation
  • thrombin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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