Iatrogenic radial recurrent artery perforation in coronary intervention

Sathish Parasuraman, Holly Morgan, Rito Mitra

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An 80-year-old man underwent percutaneous coronary intervention of the left anterior descending coronary artery for intractable angina. During catheter advancement, he experienced an iatrogenic perforation of the radial recurrent artery that was successfully managed by covered stent placement in the radial artery, effectively occluding the radial recurrent branch.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)737-741
Number of pages5
JournalJACC: Case Reports
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2019


  • radial perforation
  • radial recurrent perforation
  • PCI complication

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