Successful percutaneous removal of retained J-tip guidewire: A report of two cases

Fehim Can Sevil
2020 Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery  
Citation: Sevil FC, Tort M, Yıldız Z, Özkara T, Kaygın MA, Dağ Ö, et al. Successful percutaneous removal of retained J-tip guidewire: A report of two cases. Turk J Vasc Surg 2020;29(1): ABSTRACT Central vein catheterization using the Seldinger technique has long been utilized as an invasive procedure for vascular access. Possible complications associated with the procedure include hemothorax, pneumothorax, and vascular injury. Forgetting a J-tipped guidewire inside the vessel during the
more » ... during the Seldinger procedure is a rare complication. Herein, we present two cases in whom a forgotten J-tipped guidewire was successfully removed under the guidance of angiography.
doi:10.9739/tjvs.2020.450 fatcat:a5ce3nglijc2hkx35hbwstx6lq