The Official Journal of EuroPCR and the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (EAPCI)
Particulates from hydrophilic-coated guiding sheaths embolise to the brain
EuroIntervention 2016;11:1435-1441 published online ahead of print March 2015. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY15M03_02
James R.L. Stanley1, DVM, MS; Abraham R. Tzafriri1*, PhD; Kathryn Regan1, HT(ASCP)CM; Alan LaRochelle1, BS; Gee Wong1, BS, HT; Brett G. Zani1, PhD; Peter M. Markham1, MS; Lynn Bailey1, AS, LATG; Anna Spognardi1, BA; Gregory A. Kopia2, PhD; Elazer R. Edelman3, MD, PhD
1. CBSET, Inc., Lexington, MA, USA; 2. Kopia Consulting, Hillsborough, NJ, USA; 3. Institute for Medical and Engineering Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harva
Aims: We sought to evaluate the incidence of embolic material in porcine brains following vascular interventions using hydrophilic-coated sheaths.