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Prior CABG does not prevent pericardial tamponade following saphenous vein graft perforation associated with angioplasty
  1. R Lowe,
  2. C Hammond,
  3. R A Perry

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This figure is an angiographic image of a right coronary–saphenous vein graft (SVG) perforation following “post-dilatation” of a stent in the proximal graft. This rapidly led to pericardial tamponade requiring pericardial drainage and the deployment of a covered stent.

Vessel perforation following percutaneous coronary intervention is rare, occurring in 0.29–0.8% …

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