TITLE

Retrieval of entrapped and knotted balloon-tipped catheters from the right heart

AUTHOR(S)
Voci, Gerardo; Gazek, Francisco A.; Burris, Alfredo O.; Zatuchini, Jacob; Voci, G; Gazek, F A; Burris, A C; Zatuchni, J
PUB. DATE
May 1980
SOURCE
Annals of Internal Medicine;May80, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p638
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Reports on two instances of successful retrieval of percutaneously inserted 7 French balloon-tipped catheters during repair of atriotomy for cardiopulmonary bypass. Details of how the catheters were inserted in the atrial wall and atrium of the patients; Penalties incurred during the operation; Reason for the potential for the laceration of the large vein.
ACCESSION #
6986382

 

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