An impedance-guided intra arterial catheter

  title={An impedance-guided intra arterial catheter},
  author={P. Schwartz and Cornie Scheffer and P. R. Fourie and A. R. Coetzee},
  journal={2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)},
Under certain circumstances, the placement of arterial catheters can be difficult. In these instances, a form of guidance is preferred to avoid repeated insertions of the arterial catheter. Ultrasonic guidance is generally used in these instances, but the equipment required is expensive and cumbersome. This study produced an arterial catheter that is guided… CONTINUE READING