Invasive staphylococcal infections complicating percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

Three cases and review

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Abstract

Infectious complications infrequently occur after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) is performed. We recently treated three patients with invasive staphylococcal infections that developed after PTCA. Two patients had septic arthritis of the knee joint secondary to probable femoral endarteritis, and the third patient had an infected hematoma of the groin. Early reuse of the initial puncture site, prolonged retention of the femoral sheath, bleeding or hematoma at the femoral sheath insertion siteand vascular complications such as pseudoaneurysm may predispose to infectious sequelae after PTCA. The clinician should be aware of these risksand the possibility that a patient may develop these potentially serious complications after PTCA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)93-96
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

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Staphylococcal Infections
Coronary Balloon Angioplasty
Thigh
Hematoma
Endarteritis
Infectious Arthritis
Groin
False Aneurysm
Knee Joint
Punctures
Blood Vessels
Hemorrhage

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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