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"Blind" femoral angiography.
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PMID:  910048     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Analysis of a series of 352 femoral angiograms revealed that "blind" cannulation of the femoral artery distal to an occluded aorta or iliac artery is technically feasible in most patients. The vessel is usually patent even when the pulse is absent. Blind cannulation is not necessary for satisfactory peripheral angiography in all cases, but it is useful whenever visualization of the peripheral circulation is unsatisfactory following aortic injection. There were no apparent complications from the use of the technique.
W A Lynch; J L Westcott
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiology     Volume:  125     ISSN:  0033-8419     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiology     Publication Date:  1977 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-11-30     Completed Date:  1977-11-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401260     Medline TA:  Radiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  379-82     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / radiography
Catheterization / methods
Femoral Artery / radiography*
Iliac Artery / radiography

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