Stanley JRL, Regan K, LaRochelle A, Zani B, Markham PM, Bailey L, Spognardi A, Wong G, Tzafriri AR, Kopia G, Edelman ER. ‘Particulates from Hydrophilic Coated Guiding Sheaths Embolize to the Brain.’
Summary: Peripheral vascular interventions frequently employ guiding sheaths with hydrophilic coatings raising the concern for the embolization of this material clinically as increasingly documented.
Poster presented at: Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT); 2015 Feb 21-24; Washington, DC. CRT-306. J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2015;8(2_S):S33.