Blunt Transmediastinal Dissection with Radiofrequency Wire Reentry for Extravascular Bypass of Thoracic Central Venous Occlusions Refractory to Recanalization.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Extravascular perforation is a risk of recanalizing chronic central venous occlusions. The authors describe an endovascular technique to bypass venous occlusions using a combination of a hydrophilic guide wire and radiofrequency wire in 7 patients to achieve central venous access to the right atrium without major complications.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dai, R; Kim, CY

Published Date

  • April 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 558 - 561

PubMed ID

  • 33485769

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1535-7732

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jvir.2020.11.015


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States