Percutaneous closure of coronary pulmonary arterial fistula using catheterization laboratory trash

Vijay Kumar Trehan, Ramesh Arora, Saibal Mukhopadhyay, Girish M. Nair, Umamahesh Rangasetty, Jamal Yusuf, Chandrashekhar

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We report a case of coronary pulmonary arterial fistula that was successfully occluded by packing the fistula with thrombogenic floppy tips of used percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty guidewires instead of conventional steel coils.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)49-51
Number of pages3
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number1
StatePublished - May 1 2003
Externally publishedYes



  • Coil embolization
  • Coronary fistula
  • PTCA guidewires

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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