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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 body - “ Foreign bodies are objects lying partially or wholly within the body that originated in the external environment. Foreign body placement is volunt...”

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