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Endovascular retrieval of dental needle retained within the inside carotid artery.

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Endovascular retrieval of dental needle retained within the inside carotid artery.

J Neurointerv Surg. 2017 Jul;9(7):e26

Authors: Moore Ok, Khan NR, Michael LM, Arthur AS, Hoit D

Summary
Intravascular international our bodies are a recognized complication of medical and dental procedures. Dental anesthetic needles could also be damaged off and retained within the oropharynx. These needles have often been reported emigrate by means of the oral mucosa in to deeper constructions. Right here we current the case of a 57-year-old man who had a retained dental needle that had migrated into his inside carotid artery. The needle was eliminated utilizing endovascular strategies. To our information, that is the primary report of a retained dental needle being retrieved utilizing this technique. We assessment the literature on intravascular international our bodies, retained dental needles, and endovascular strategies for retrieval of such international our bodies.

PMID: 28404770 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

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