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Title: Posterior Wall Capture and Femoral Artery Stenosis Following Use of StarClose Closing Device: Diagnosis and Therapy

A case of femoral artery obstruction following application of a StarClose type arterial puncture closing device (APCD) is presented. Ultrasonographic and angiographic imaging of this complication was obtained. The posterior wall of the vessel was accidentally caught in the anchoring element of the nitinol clip. This complication was successfully resolved by endovascular treatment and the implantation of a stent.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ; ;  [1] ;  [3] ;  [2]
  1. Medical University of Lodz, First Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (Poland)
  2. Medical University of Lodz, Second Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging (Poland)
  3. Institute of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Department of Vascular Surgery (Poland)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22208023
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology; Journal Volume: 36; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2013 Springer Science+Business Media New York and the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE); http://www.springer-ny.com; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; ARTERIES; DIAGNOSIS; EQUIPMENT; FASTENING; NICKEL ALLOYS; THERAPY; TITANIUM ALLOYS; VASCULAR DISEASES