Feasibility and safety of remote endovascular catheter navigation in a porcine model.


PURPOSE To evaluate the feasibility and safety of a redesigned remotely operated vascular catheter versus manual catheter manipulation in a porcine model. METHODS Following femoral artery puncture and wire insertion, 4 pigs had either a robotically steered catheter (3 animals) or standard manual catheter manipulation to cannulate the contralateral iliac… (More)
DOI: 10.1583/10-3324R.1


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