Peripheral vascular complications after intracoronary stent placement: prevention by use of a pneumatic vascular compression device.

@article{Sridhar1996PeripheralVC,
  title={Peripheral vascular complications after intracoronary stent placement: prevention by use of a pneumatic vascular compression device.},
  author={Kasi Sridhar and David L Fischman and Sheldon Goldberg and Andrew Zalewski and Paul Walinsky and Daniel S. Porter and Stanley Fenton and Babita Gupta and R C Rake and Sandra Gebhardt and Michael Savage},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis},
  year={1996},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={224-9}
}
Peripheral vascular complications are a significant source of morbidity after coronary artery stent implantation. The goal of this study was to assess the incidence, risk factors, and management of vascular complications after stent placement. The study population consisted of 101 consecutive patients who underwent stent placement for either elective or bailout indications. All patients received a standardized anticoagulation regimen of aspirin, dipyridamole, low molecular weight dextran… CONTINUE READING