A Rare Complication Following Coronary Angiography: Intraaortic Guide Wire

Hüseyin S., Yüksel V., Alptekin Erkul G. S., Canbaz S., Sunar H.

Okmeydani Tip Dergisi, vol.31, no.1, pp.49-51, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5222/otd.2015.049
  • Journal Name: Okmeydani Tip Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.49-51
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: Yes


Retained guidewire is a rare complication encountered after coronary angiography. However this event requires early intervention because it may cause peripheral embolic events. We present a case that we performed operation for the retained guidewire in the aorta following coronary angiography.