Chapter 61. Coronary Artery Perforation
Lesions at high risk for perforation include which of the following?
C. Lesions in branches and distal vessels
Guide wire perforation is most likely to occur with which of the following?
Factors relating to prevention of perforation include which of the following?
A. Avoidance of high-risk lesions
B. Careful review of diagnostic angiograms prior to starting case
D. Use of intravascular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography before, during, and at end of procedure
Management of perforation may include which of the following?
A. Maintenance of guide wire position
B. Tamponade of leak by inflating balloon across perforation
In management of a perforation, what is the single most important caveat?
A. Reverse anticoagulation
B. Tamponade perforation by inflating balloon across lesion
C. Use covered stent (stent graft)
D. Maintain guide wire position