Emergency management - Type III
Active jet extravasation - exit jet > 1mm
Type III coronary perforation is the most serious perforation and expedient management is crucial in order to preserve life.
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The main step of Type III coronary perforation is covered stent implantation together with measures to restorehaemodynamic instability which may require pericardial drain insertion and restoration.
Consult the 1st Case study: a Ramus Type III perforation
Consult the 2nd Case study: a Calcified LAD Type III perforation
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