Am J Dermatopathol 2021 Feb 16. Epub 2021 Feb 16.
Departments of Pathology; Cardiology, and Dermatology, Clinical University Hospital, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; and Departments of Dermatology, and Forensic Sciences and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Santiago de Compostela.
Abstract: Different hydrophilic and hydrophobic polymers are used as lubricious coatings to reduce vascular traumas in minimally invasive percutaneous procedures. Although they are usually very safe, there is still a risk of serious complications in patients undergoing such procedures, mostly derived from the devices' coating detachment and systemic embolization. The lungs are the most common organ involved, followed by the central nervous system. Read More