Right ventricular perforation: a rare complication of percutaneous lung biopsy.

Abstract

A 6 mm tear developed in the right ventricle as a complication of a percutaneous lung biopsy. The main causative factor was operator inexperience. A low platelet count may have contributed to the hemopericardium.

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@article{Shevland1991RightVP, title={Right ventricular perforation: a rare complication of percutaneous lung biopsy.}, author={J E Shevland}, journal={Journal of thoracic imaging}, year={1991}, volume={6 4}, pages={85-6} }