[Intraluminal balloon occlusion of the renal artery: clinical applications and observations (author's transl)].

A method permitting percutaneous catheterization and temporary balloon occlusion of the human renal artery with a 5-F-Swan-Ganz-Catheter is presented. When properly performed, the arterial occlusion is reliable, low in complications, and less traumatizing to the vessel than external clamp occlusion. The technique was employed in 112 patients for occlusion… CONTINUE READING