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Focal femoral artery narrowing caused by suture mediated closure device
  1. J-Y Moon,
  2. S Park,
  3. D Choi
  1. cdhlyj@yumc.yonsei.ac.kr

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This case illustrates a puncture-site arterial narrowing due to complications resulting from the use of a suture-mediated closure device. We treated it successfully by balloon angioplasty. However, we could not explain how the complication occurred. Could we explain this finding as a thrombotic occlusion or an inflammatory reaction?

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