Chapter 15. Complications

  1. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology3,4,5,6,7,8,9,
  2. Antonio Colombo MD Director10,
  3. Dayi Hu MD, FACC, FHRS, FESC Director Dean President President-Elect11,12,13,14,15,
  4. Cindy L. Grines MD Editor-in-Chief Vice Chief of Academic Affairs4,16 and
  5. Shigeru Saito MD, FACC, FSCAI, FJCC Director of Cardiology President of NPO TRI International Network17
  1. Ashok Seth MD, FRCP (LOND, EDIN, IREL), FACC, FSCAI, DSc (Honoris Causa) Chairman Chief1,
  2. Nguyen Ngoc Quang MD2 and
  3. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology3,4,5,6,7,8,9

Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch15

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

How to Cite

Seth, A., Quang, N. N. and Nguyen, T. N. (2007) Complications, in Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition (eds T. N. Nguyen, A. Colombo, D. Hu, C. L. Grines and S. Saito), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  2. 4

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  3. 5

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  4. 6

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  5. 7

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  6. 8

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  7. 9

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

  8. 10

    EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Milan, Italy

  9. 11

    Heart Center of People's Hospital of Peking University, Beijing, China

  10. 12

    Medical College of Shanghai, Tongji University, Beijing, China

  11. 13

    Chinese College of Cardiovascular Physician (CCCP), Beijing, China

  12. 14

    Chinese Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS), Beijing, China

  13. 15

    Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC), Beijing, Beijing, China

  14. 16

    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA

  15. 17

    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Max Heart and Vascular Institute, New Delhi, India

  2. 2

    Interventional Laboratories, Vietnam Heart Institute, Bach Mai, Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam

  3. 3

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  4. 4

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  5. 5

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  6. 6

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  7. 7

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  8. 8

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  9. 9

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169554

Online ISBN: 9781444312584

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Keywords:

  • acute or threatened closure, perforation, and no-reflow – three mechanical complications;
  • operator experience;
  • dissection;
  • acute abrupt vessel closure;
  • excessive plaque fracture;
  • left circumflex artery (LCX);
  • non-selective cannulation;
  • post-angioplasty angiogram;
  • LM dissection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Overview

  • Threatened or Acute Closure

  • Dissection

  • Left Main Dissection

  • Retrograde Aortic Dissection

  • Acute Thrombotic Closure

  • No-Reflow

  • Air Embolism

  • Intramural Hematoma

  • Coronary Perforation

  • Cardiac Tamponade

  • Cerebrovascular Accident

  • Ventricular Tachycardia and Fibrillation

  • References