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- “ Guidewire breakage is an infrequent complication, occurring in 0.2% of PTCAs, and it is more common in procedures using rotablator-type devices. ...”

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  • Foreign bodies - “ In medicine, a foreign body is any object lying partially or wholly within the body that originated in the external environment. Foreign body plac...”

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