Retroperitoneal hematoma after percutaneous coronary intervention: Prevalence, risk factors, management, outcomes, and predictors of mortality: A report from the BMC2 (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium) registry

Santi Trimarchi, Dean E. Smith, David Share, Sandeep M. Jani, Michael O'Donnell, Richard McNamara, Arthur Riba, Eva Kline-Rogers, Hitinder S. Gurm, Mauro Moscucci

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Abstract

Objectives This study sought to evaluate the prevalence, risk factors, outcomes, and predictors of mortality of retroperitoneal hematoma (RPH) following percutaneous coronary intervention. Background Retroperitoneal hematoma is a serious complication of invasive cardiovascular procedures. Methods The study sample included 112,340 consecutive patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in a large, multicenter registry between October 2002 and December 2007. End points evaluated included the development of RPH and mortality. Results Retroperitoneal hematoma occurred in 482 (0.4%) patients. Of these, 92.3% were treated medically and 7.7% underwent surgical repair. Female sex, body surface area 2, emergency procedure, history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cardiogenic shock, pre-procedural IV heparin, pre-procedural glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors, adoption of sheath size

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)845-850
Number of pages6
JournalJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume3
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2010

Keywords

  • morbidity
  • mortality
  • percutaneous coronary intervention
  • retroperitoneal hematoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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