Surgical intervention to remove an entrapped fractured guidewire during angioplasty.

@article{Darwazah2007SurgicalIT,
  title={Surgical intervention to remove an entrapped fractured guidewire during angioplasty.},
  author={Ahmad K. Darwazah and Raed Abdel Abu Sham'a and Izzedin H Yassin and Ismail Islim},
  journal={Journal of cardiac surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={526-8}
}
Intra-coronary entrapment of angioplasty hardware is a rare complication of coronary intervention. Such complication is potentially dangerous. We present two cases of an entrapped fractured guidewire during angioplasty. They were managed by urgent coronary bypass.