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Infectious complications of percutaneous vascular closure devices.

Authors
  • Sohail, Muhammad R
  • Khan, Akbar H
  • Holmes, David R Jr
  • Wilson, Walter R
  • Steckelberg, James M
  • Baddour, Larry M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Mayo Clinic proceedings
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2005
Volume
80
Issue
8
Pages
1011–1015
Identifiers
PMID: 16092579
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Infection associated with PVCD placement is uncommon but is an extremely serious complication. Morbidity is high, and aggressive medical and surgical interventions are required to achieve cure.

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