Table 3:

Complications following endovascular coiling with eptifibatide

DescriptionPatient No.Rupture/Unrupture
Eptifibatide related
    Intracranial bleeding*22/0
    Groin hematoma31/2
Procedure related
    Arterial dissection11/0
    Intraprocedural rupture21/0
  • * One patient with intraprocedural rupture was likely exacerbated with eptifibatide, and one patient had a hemorrorhagic transformation of a thromembolic infarction

  • Both patients were on famotidine and one patient developed sepsis; thus, the etiology of the thrombocytopenia is unclear.