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Catheters, Vascular, Cholangiography

Definition : Vascular catheters designed to inject contrast medium into the biliary (sometimes also into the pancreatic) ducts for radiographic examination purposes (cholangiography). These catheters usually consist of a 6 or 7 Fr tube with an injection needle that is advanced through its lumen. The catheters are usually introduced through the jugular vein, advanced to the inferior vena cava, and into the hepatic veins; the contrast medium is introduced into the bile tree by a puncture across the wall of the hepatic vein. Cholangiography vascular catheters are used as an alternative to percutaneous cholangiography in patients with abnormal blood clotting or massive ascites.

Entry Terms : "Cholangiography Catheters" , "Transjugular Cholangiography Catheters" , "Balloon Catheters" , "Catheters, Cholangiography" , "Catheters, Balloon" , "Catheters, Fogarty"

UMDC code : 18660

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LeMaitre Vascular Inc

Company Type: Parent

LeMaitre Vascular is a leading global provider of innovative devices for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease. We develop, manufacture, and market disposable and implantable vascular devices to address the needs of vascular surgeons and interventionalists.

Ranfac Corp

Company Type: Parent

Ranfac's Single-Source manufacturing process from concept and design, all the way through to packaging and distribution, is unmatched. Ideal for providing a timely enhancement to a current device, or one destined to be a new healthcare breakthrough.

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