Management of access site and systemic complications of percutaneous coronary and peripheral interventions.
Thomas J Kiernan, Andrew E Ajani, Bryan P Yan
Journal of Invasive Cardiology | Published : 2008
The role of endovascular therapy for the treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular diseases (including carotid, renal and lower extremity arteries) is expanding. The steady growth in the volume of endovascular procedures is likely to result in an absolute increase in the incidence of procedural complications. Knowledge of common and specific procedural complications and their management are critical to successful outcomes. Complications can be classified as (i) access site-related and (ii) systemic.