Distal Embolization During Percutaneous Subclavian Artery Intervention.


Distal embolization due to atherothrombotic debris during subclavian artery interventions is extremely rare and can usually be managed conservatively. Herein, we describe a case of acute hand ischemia due to massive distal embolization during balloon angioplasty and stenting of a left subclavian artery chronic total occlusion. This limb-threatening… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1538574416638758


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@article{Alkhouli2016DistalED, title={Distal Embolization During Percutaneous Subclavian Artery Intervention.}, author={Mohamad Alkhouli and John Porter and Bryan Waits and Frederick S K Ling and Craig R Narins}, journal={Vascular and endovascular surgery}, year={2016}, volume={50 3}, pages={175-9} }