Real-time intravascular ultrasound imaging in humans.

@article{Pandian1990RealtimeIU,
  title={Real-time intravascular ultrasound imaging in humans.},
  author={Natesa G. Pandian and Andreas Kreis and Andrew Weintraub and Amir Motarjeme and M R Desnoyers and Jeffrey M. Isner and Marvin A. Konstam and Deeb N. Salem and V Millen},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={65 20},
  pages={1392-6}
}
The capability of obtaining cross-sectional, high resolution images of arteries with the use of ultrasound catheters has recently been demonstrated in animal studies. In this study the in vivo feasibility of intravascular ultrasound imaging in humans was evaluated. In 26 patients who had undergone diagnostic cardiac catheterization or iliofemoral arteriography, 1 of 3 different models of 20-MHz ultrasound catheters was advanced retrograde, into the iliac arteries and aorta or anterograde into… CONTINUE READING

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