Inadvertent intra-arterial drug injections: the role of angiographic and clinical findings.

@article{Rautio2006InadvertentID,
  title={Inadvertent intra-arterial drug injections: the role of angiographic and clinical findings.},
  author={Riitta Rautio and Leo Keski-Nisula},
  journal={Acta radiologica},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={554-8}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the angiographic findings of patients who have inadvertently injected oral formulations of drugs into an upper extremity artery. MATERIAL AND METHODS The radiology files for the previous 4 years were analyzed retrospectively. Seven patients were referred from the Emergency Department for angiography and possible thrombolysis during that time period. RESULTS The worst clinical results were found among the patients whose angiographic examinations showed absent flow. Two… CONTINUE READING