Cerebrovascular Accident Secondary to Paradoxical Embolism Following Arteriovenous Graft Thrombectomy

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Santos, Jolina Pamela; Hamadeh, Zaher; Ansari, Naheed;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Case Reports in Nephrology,volume 2,012 (issn: 2090-6641, eissn: 2090-665X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2012/183730, pmc: PMC3914183
  • Subject: Diseases of the genitourinary system. Urology | RC870-923 | Case Report | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular diseases

Thrombectomy is a common procedure performed to declot thrombosed dialysis arteriovenous fistula (AVF) or arteriovenous graft (AVG). Complications associated with access thrombectomy like pulmonary embolism have been reported, but paradoxical embolism is extremely rare.... View more
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