Renal occlusion phlebography: Applicability of the balloon catheters

The technique of selective renal occlusion phlebography using Swan-Ganz or Dotter-Lucas balloon catheters is described. The Swan-Ganz catheter is introduced into the femoral vein with the aid of a Cordis introducer system. The Dotter-Lucas balloon catheter is inserted via the same route using a combination of either a Desilets-Hoffman or Edslab introducer… CONTINUE READING