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Extraction of a Fragmented Guiding Catheter in Elderly Patients with Myocardial Infarction

By Müslüm Şahin, Hasan Erdem, Şehmus Külahcıoğlu, Mehmet Kalender and Rezzan Deniz Acar


Because of the increasing number of elderly patients undergoing diagnostic coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention, the incidence of rare complications might increase. Here, we discuss the management of a fragmented guiding catheter in elderly patients with inferior myocardial infarction

Topics: Complication, fragmented guiding catheter, myocardial infarction, elderly patient, Medicine, R, Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system, RC666-701
Publisher: Bilimsel Tip Yayinevi
Year: 2016
DOI identifier: 10.5578/khj.6135
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