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Author Joseph, S. ♦ Unni, M. ♦ Neelakandhan, K. S. ♦ Ravimandalam, K.
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher Cardiovascular Surgery (london, England)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Diseases
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Diagnosis ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Subject Keyword Radiology
Abstract A 50-year-old woman with a chronic, traumatic popliteal arteriovenous fistula was treated surgically by closure of the fistula. Placement of an angiographic catheter across the fistula into the venous sac immediately before surgery helped to locate the fistula accurately and quickly at operation. This simple manoeuvre will facilitate surgical treatment, particularly in cases of long-standing, chronic arteriovenous fistulas.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)
Journal Cardiovascular surgery (London, England)
Volume Number 1
Issue Number 6
Page Count 700
Starting Page 30
Ending Page 729