Successful Retrieval of A Migrated Guide Wire Using an Angioplasty Balloon and Guiding Catheter

Author(s): Linxian Cui, Jing Lu, Rajeev Malhotra, Wenjie Tian

Loss of a guide wire in the radial artery is an occasional complication occurring with transradial catheterization. We report a novel, simple approach for retrieval of a migrated guide wire after failure to capture the guide wire with a gooseneck snare.

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