Case Report
Volume 9 Issue 5 - 2022
Percutaneous Retrieval of the Broken Guiding Catheter During Primary Percutaneous Intervention by Using a Snare-Loop Catheter
Kitigon Vichairuangthum*, Sivaphan Thongphim and Jongkonnee Uanusorndee
Royal Heart Center, Pitsanuvej Hospital, Phitsanulok, Thailand
*Corresponding Author: Kitigon Vichairuangthum, Royal Heart Center, Pitsanuvej Hospital, Phitsanulok, Thailand.
Received: July 04, 2022; Published: July 26, 2022


Intravascular broken of catheters, particularly guiding catheters breaks, are uncommon. We discuss a rare instance in which a guiding catheter twisted and broke in a tortious iliac artery during guiding catheter manipulation and had to be retrieved with a Snare-Loop Catheter.

Keywords: Percutaneous Retrieval; Broken Guiding Catheter; Primary Percutaneous Intervention; Snare-Loop Catheter


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Citation: Kitigon Vichairuangthum., et al. “Percutaneous Retrieval of the Broken Guiding Catheter During Primary Percutaneous Intervention by Using a Snare-Loop Catheter”. EC Cardiology 9.5 (2022): 13-18.

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