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Use of the ulnar artery as an alternative access site for cerebral angiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17110669     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although the common femoral artery is the easiest and most widely accepted access site for cerebral angiography, atherosclerotic, aortoiliac, or femoral artery disease can preclude this approach. We describe our experience using the ulnar artery access site in a patient with bilateral aortoiliac occlusive disease. This article may be useful to neuroradiologists who encounter difficulty with other arterial access sites. A description of the technique and a review of the pertinent literature are provided.
K F Layton; D F Kallmes; T J Kaufmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0195-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:    2006 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-11-19     Completed Date:  2007-03-29     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2073-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Cerebral Angiography / methods*
Iliac Artery
Ulnar Artery*

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