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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 376-378
Retrieval of retained pigtail in the liver


Department of Radiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Dr. Shyamkumar N Keshava
Department of Radiology, Christian Medical College, Ida Scudder Road, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijri.IJRI_97_20

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The incidence of catheter breakage during percutaneous image-guided treatment of liver hydatid is very rare. A “telescoping” technique was used to retrieve the broken pigtail in this case report. Alternative options for pigtail retrieval are briefly discussed.


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