Heart 92:1148 doi:10.1136/hrt.2005.076299
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Bladder compression: an unusual presentation of retroperitoneal haematoma

  1. J Cosgrave,
  2. G Melzi,
  3. A Colombo

    A 56-year-old man underwent percutaneous intervention with an unsuccessful attempt to open a chronic total occlusion of the right coronary artery and successful implantation of a 4 × 12 mm paclitaxel eluting stent in the circumflex. Before the procedure he received clopidogrel and aspirin and periprocedural anticoagulation was attained with 9000 units of unfractionated heparin (bodyweight 102 kg). The activated …