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Emergency management - Type I: Epicardial segment

Extraluminal crater without jet extravasation

A Type I coronary perforation is angiographical similar to a Type C coronary dissection and reflects the notion that a continuum exists between dissection and perforation.

Treatment of a Type I coronary perforation:


Management algorithm

The main step of Type I coronary perforation is to inflate the balloon at the site of the perforation.

Coronary perforation algorithm: Type I

Additional links

Link 1 - Inflate balloon at perforation site


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