TITLE

'KNOTTING" OF A PIGTAIL CATHETER, AND ITS SUCCESSFUL REMOVAL

AUTHOR(S)
Wendth, Arthur J.; Moriarty, Daniel J.; Cross, Valmore F.; Vitale, Peter; Lopez, F.
PUB. DATE
May 1971
SOURCE
Angiology;May1971, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p262
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a case where a pigtail catheter became knotted or looped upon itself. Discrepancy in blood pressure between the arms and legs of the patient; Cardiovascular surgeon's request that better visualization of the braciocephalic tree be obtained; Withdrawal of the catheter into the area of the common iliac artery.
ACCESSION #
16365068

 

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