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The cardiac pigtail catheter.
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PMID:  3793284     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A curved catheter with a pigtail tip is described, which provides for stable yet rapid delivery of contrast medium to either ventricle, the aorta and the pulmonary arteries. It tends to lie of its own accord in an ectopic free position when used retrogradely in the left ventricle, and can be easily placed well into the right ventricular apex without fear of intramyocardial contrast injection.
J B Patridge
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1986 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-01-27     Completed Date:  1987-01-27     Revised Date:  2006-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  252-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Heart Catheterization / instrumentation*
Heart Ventricles / radiography

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