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|Title:||Case report: radial artery occlusion post-radial angiogram in essential thrombocytosis.|
|Authors:||Chow, C L;Mutha, V;Farouque, Omar|
|Affiliation:||Department of Cardiology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Vic. 3084 Australia. Electronic address: email@example.com.|
Department of Cardiology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Vic. 3084 Australia.
Department of Cardiology, Austin Health, Melbourne, Vic. 3084 Australia; Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic. Australia.
|Citation:||Heart, Lung & Circulation 2014; 24(4): e60-2|
|Abstract:||Coronary angiographies that are performed via the radial artery generally have lower bleeding complications, however, patients are at risk of radial artery occlusion, with resultant digital ischaemia. This report describes a case of digital ischaemia after transradial coronary angiography in a patient with essential thrombocytosis. Risk factors for thrombo-occlusive complications, and potential prevention strategies are also explored.|
|Internal ID Number:||25613239|
Transradial coronary angiography
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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