Paradoxical embolus following percutaneous thrombectomy of hemodialysis reliable outflow graft.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Percutaneous interventions to maintain or re-establish patent vascular access are common and often necessary for patients on hemodialysis. This case illustrates an extremely rare but potentially devastating complication of one of these procedures: cerebrovascular insult due to paradoxical embolism in the setting of a patent foramen ovale.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gilmore, B; Benrashid, E; Youngwirth, LM; Lawson, JH

Published Date

  • 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 533 - 536

PubMed ID

  • 26515536

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1724-6032

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.5301/jva.5000485


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States