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Title: Massive Bleeding from Guidewire Perforation of an External Iliac Artery: Treatment with Hand-made Stent-Graft Placement

We report life-threatening bleeding from an external iliac artery perforation following guidewire manipulation in a patient with atherosclerotic iliac artery disease. This complication was successfully managed by indigenous hand-made stent-graft made from two peripheral stents in the catheterization laboratory.
Authors:
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  1. G.B. Pant Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (India)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22469652
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology; Journal Volume: 39; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: IROS 2015: Interventional Radiological Olbert Symposium, Berlin (Germany), 15-17 Jan 2015; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2016 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; BIOMEDICAL RADIOGRAPHY; DISEASES; GRAFTS; PATIENTS; PERFORATION