Entanglement of a pigtail catheter by the chordae tendineae of the tricuspid valve during pulmonary angiography

@article{Winrow1996EntanglementOA,
  title={Entanglement of a pigtail catheter by the chordae tendineae of the tricuspid valve during pulmonary angiography},
  author={Dana Winrow and C. F. Beckmann and Joan M. Lacomis and Carolyn G. Dedrick},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={19},
  pages={275-277}
}
Two cases are presented in which a pigtail catheter was entrapped by the chordae tendineae of the tricuspid valve during pulmonary arteriography. A technique for removal of the catheter from its entanglement by the chordae tendineae is described. Caution must be taken when advancing through the right ventricle a catheter that appears to be entrapped by the chordae tendineae. When such an entanglement occurs, measures to reduce the risk of rupturing a papillary muscle must be taken. 

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Two cases are presented in which a pigtail catheter was entrapped by the chordae tendineae of the tricuspid valve during pulmonary arteriography .
Entanglement of a pigtail catheter by the chordae tendineae of the tricuspid valve during pulmonary angiography .
Two cases are presented in which a pigtail catheter was entrapped by the chordae tendineae of the tricuspid valve during pulmonary arteriography .
Entanglement of a pigtail catheter by the chordae tendineae of the tricuspid valve during pulmonary angiography .
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