Incidence of arterial complications following cardiac catheterization (hematoma, pseudoaneurysm, arteriovenous fistula, arterial occlusion, cholesterol emboli syndrome) is between 1.5-9%
Cardiovascular Adverse Effects
Cholesterol Emboli Syndrome (see Cholesterol Emboli Syndrome, [[Cholesterol Emboli Syndrome]])
Femoral Artery Pseudoaneurysm
Femoral Arteriovenous Fistula
Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage Rheumatologic/Orthopedic Adverse Effects
Acute Limb Ischemia (see Acute Limb Ischemia, [[Acute Limb Ischemia]]): lower limb arterial occlusions can occur due to intimal flaps/dissections or embolization of thrombus from the arterial sheath site
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