Iatrogenic Large Vessel Injury

  • Jay Ashok Vachhani
  • Adam Stephen ArthurEmail author
  • Daniel Alan Hoit


Iatrogenic large vessel injuries are an uncommon, usually benign, but potentially catastrophic complication of cerebral angiography and a variety of surgical and nonsurgical procedures. While it is impossible to completely avoid this complication, the risks of it occurring and potential harm to the patient can be minimized through appropriate patient selection, careful preparation, and correct identification and management once a complication has occurred. This chapter will briefly review the causes and treatments of iatrogenic large vessel injury.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jay Ashok Vachhani
    • 1
  • Adam Stephen Arthur
    • 1
    Email author
  • Daniel Alan Hoit
    • 1
  1. 1.Semmes-Murphey ClinicMemphisUSA

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