Vascular complications of cardiac catheterization.

  title={Vascular complications of cardiac catheterization.},
  author={Richard L. McCann and Lewis B Schwartz and Karen S. Pieper},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  volume={14 3},
Femoral artery injury after diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac catheterization is a frequently encountered clinical problem. This study reviews 150 femoral artery injuries that occurred in 16,350 patients over a 5-year period. A prospective computerized cardiac catheterization data bank was used to determine significant risk factors associated with the… CONTINUE READING