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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 2005;22(1):90-95.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2005.22.1.90    Published online June 30, 2005.
Treatment of Coronary Artery Perforation and Tamponade Complicating Balloon Angioplasty by PTFE-Covered Stent. A Case Report.
Jong Seon Park, Gu Ru Hong, Jun Ho Bae, Ihn Ho Cho, Bong Sup Shim, Young Jo Kim, Dong Gu Shin
1Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea. dgshin@med.yu.ac.kr
2Department of Nuclear Medicine, College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea.
Abstract
A coronary artery perforation is a rare but often fatal complication of angioplasty. We experienced a coronary artery perforation and cardiac tamponade during balloon angioplasty. A polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) -covered stent was used to successfully close the perforation.
Key Words: Angioplasty, Coronary Stenosis, Rupture
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