Guide wire fracture during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: Possible causes and Management
MedSun: Newsletter #52, September 2010

Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg

The HeartNet team is highlighting a recently published article in Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery which presents the possible causes and management for guide wire fractures during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.

MedSun has recently received a cardiovascular event report that describes issues with guidewire fractures. The following report illustrates this issue.

Additional Information:

Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg. Guide wire fracture during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: Possible causes and Management. February 2010.
http://icvts.ctsnetjournals.org/cgi/content/full/10/6/992

Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg 2010;10:992-994. doi:10.1510/icvts.2009.227678
http://icvts.ctsnetjournals.org/

MedSun Report. July, 6, 2010.
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfMAUDE/detail.cfm?mdrfoi__id=1769199


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