Int J Angiol
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1715084
Case Report

A New Technique to Puncture and Remove a PTCA Balloon that Fails to Deflate

1  Department of Cardiology, Ramsay Sime Darby Medical Center, Subang Jaya, W. Malaysia
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Jeyamalar Rajadurai
1  Department of Cardiology, Ramsay Sime Darby Medical Center, Subang Jaya, W. Malaysia
,
Gim-Hooi Choo
2  Department of Cardiology, Cardiac Vascular Sentral KL (CVSKL), Kuala Lumpur, W. Malaysia
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Abstract

We present the first clinical report and describe the technique of using a modified Heartrail II guiding catheter to successfully puncture and remove a coronary angioplasty balloon that failed to deflate after stent implantation.



Publication History

Publication Date:
16 September 2020 (online)

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