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.
Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg. Guide wire fracture during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty: Possible causes and Management. February 2010.
Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg 2010;10:992-994. doi:10.1510/icvts.2009.227678
MedSun Report. July, 6, 2010.