Angioscopy in the operating room.

  title={Angioscopy in the operating room.},
  author={Jean Marzelle},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={37 3 Suppl 1},
  • Jean Marzelle
  • Published 1996 in The Journal of cardiovascular surgery
Angioscopy has been used in the superficial femoral artery for many years, as well as in the control of vascular surgery procedures. It is more reliable than angiography, which often misses such features as intimal flaps, residual valves in "in situ" vein bypasses or persisting thrombus after embolectomy. As fluid irrigation allows visualization of the… CONTINUE READING