CC BY 4.0 · The Arab Journal of Interventional Radiology 2023; 07(02): 110-113
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1774805
Case Report

Limb Ischemia Secondary to Inadvertent Intravascular Angio-Seal Closure Device Deployment

Almamoon I. Justaniah
1   Radiology Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
1   Radiology Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Vascular closure devices (VCD) are frequently used after endovascular interventions to attain faster hemostasis, earlier mobilization, and patient comfort compared to manual compression. VCDs are safe. However, rare complications have been reported. We report a case of an inadvertent intravascular deployment of an Angio-Seal VCD causing limb ischemia and discussing management options from our experience and the previously published cases.


The case was presented in The Pan Arab Interventional Radiology Society conference Dubai, UAE, February 2023.

Ethical Approval

Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval was obtained from our institution research center.

Publication History

Article published online:
13 November 2023

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