TITLE

A New Approach to Vascular Access for Endovascular Procedures

AUTHOR(S)
Sanfelippo, Peter M.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
Vascular Surgery;Mar1992, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This study examined a new approach to vascular access for endovascular procedures employing an expandable access catheter (EAC). The experience in 6 patients and 7 procedures was evaluated. There were no complications related to the EAC. The EAC permitted simultaneous introduction of diagnostic and therapeutic devices, decreased blood loss from the site of insertion, and decreased the volume of irrigant used for satisfactory visualization during angioscopy by obstructing collateral inflow.
ACCESSION #
16742077

 

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