The entrapped balloon: Report of a possibly serious complication

G. M. Aru, J. T. King, H. Hovaguimian, H. S. Floten, A. Ahmad, Albert Starr

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Abstract

Entrapment of a balloon in the femoral artery at the site of insertion is described. A rupture in the balloon allowed the formation of a chot inside the balloon, which necessitated surgical removal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)146-149
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume91
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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Femoral Artery
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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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Aru, G. M., King, J. T., Hovaguimian, H., Floten, H. S., Ahmad, A., & Starr, A. (1986). The entrapped balloon: Report of a possibly serious complication. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 91(1), 146-149.

The entrapped balloon : Report of a possibly serious complication. / Aru, G. M.; King, J. T.; Hovaguimian, H.; Floten, H. S.; Ahmad, A.; Starr, Albert.

In: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol. 91, No. 1, 1986, p. 146-149.

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Aru, GM, King, JT, Hovaguimian, H, Floten, HS, Ahmad, A & Starr, A 1986, 'The entrapped balloon: Report of a possibly serious complication', Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol. 91, no. 1, pp. 146-149.
Aru GM, King JT, Hovaguimian H, Floten HS, Ahmad A, Starr A. The entrapped balloon: Report of a possibly serious complication. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 1986;91(1):146-149.
Aru, G. M. ; King, J. T. ; Hovaguimian, H. ; Floten, H. S. ; Ahmad, A. ; Starr, Albert. / The entrapped balloon : Report of a possibly serious complication. In: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 1986 ; Vol. 91, No. 1. pp. 146-149.
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