Croatia and Cyprus share their most educational cases: transradial PCI complications

With the collaboration of the Working Group for Invasive and Interventional Cardiology of the Croatian Cardiac Society and the Cyprus Interventional Cardiology Working Group

Chairpersons: T. Komodromos, E. Margetic

Learning Objectives

  • To learn about potential complications of transradial PCI
  • To reflect on optimal preparation of patients in order to prevent transradial PCI complications
  • To learn about the advantages of radial access to solve PCI complications

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Session objectives
  • Case 1: cardiac arrest and shock after an initial uncomplicated transfemoral PCI of the right coronary artery
  • Case 2: getting away with perforation radially!
  • Case 3: coronary rupture after PCI of the left anterior descending artery through transradial access
  • Case 4: extensive dissection of left coronary system into the ascending aorta during coronary intervention: causes and management
  • Case 5: radial artery pseudoaneurysm - unexpected complication of an unsuccessful intervention
  • Case 6: iatrogenic dissection of a calcified and tortuous right coronary artery during PCI via the right radial access