Infectious complications of angioseal closure device are unusual but can be serious. We present 2 case reports of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infections complicating the use of angioseal closure device. The management of these 2 cases and the choice of antibiotic regimens are presented here. Whether these infections should be considered as foreign body endovascular infections is of concern.
From the Infectious Diseases Department, Dron Hospital, Tourcoing, France.
Reprints: Caroline Dehecq, MD, Dron Hospital, 135 rue du Président Coty, 59200 Tourcoing, France. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.