Thrombin injection for acute hemorrhage following angiography

T. Richards, F. J. Mussai, J. Phillips-Hughes, R. Uberoi, P. Boardman

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Femoral arterial puncture is the main access for diagnostic and therapeutic intervention in vascular disease. Significant complications are unusual and include uncontrolled bleeding which usually requires surgery. We report the use of ultrasound-guided thrombin injection that prevented any immediate need for surgery in 2 cases of uncontrolled bleeding following femoral arteriography. Clinical presentations and treatment are reported, together with a review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)786-788
Number of pages3
JournalCardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2007
Externally publishedYes


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