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Prevention of embolisation during percutaneous vein graft intervention using a Filter Wire distal protection device
  1. D J Blackman,
  2. K M Channon
  1. cardiology.registrars{at}

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Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in saphenous vein grafts (SVGs) carries a substantial risk of no-reflow and major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE). Distal embolisation is a key contributory factor to poor outcome. A recent randomised controlled trial demonstrated a 42% reduction in MACE with the use of a …

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