Removal of embolized implantable port catheter from within the heart

    Removal of embolized implantable port catheter from within the heart

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    We describe two patients with embolized chemoport catheters within the heart that were successfully removed percutaneously using a goose-neck snare technique” Yoon and Lee (2017). Abstract: Central venous access devices are routinely used in patients with cancer. Although rare, catheter transaction with subsequent embolization is one of the major complications of intra-vascular devices. We describe […]

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