Successful aspiration of Mynx vascular closure device sealant that embolized to the popliteal artery.

@article{Rao2013SuccessfulAO,
  title={Successful aspiration of Mynx vascular closure device sealant that embolized to the popliteal artery.},
  author={Siddhartha Rao and Prashant Kaul and George A Stouffer},
  journal={The Journal of invasive cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={E172-4}
}
The Mynx (AccessClosure, Inc) is a vascular closure device that uses extravascular deployment of a self-expanding polyethylene glycol (PEG) sealant delivered during removal of the procedural sheath. An intravascular balloon is inflated at the arteriotomy site to prevent leakage of the sealant into the bloodstream. The complication rate with the Mynx vascular closure device is low, but there have been reports of distal embolization of the sealant. Optimal treatment of this complication is… CONTINUE READING