Assessment of catheter placement and patency by color Doppler ultrasonography

Eugenio O Gerscovich, R. W. Budenz, S. J. Lengle

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Abstract

Catheter placement and follow-up, including patency check, usually is required in patients with serious conditions, who often cannot be brought to the Radiology Department for the procedure. In a series of 24 consecutive patients, we show the usefulness of color Doppler ultrasonography with its advantages of portable equipment, lack of ionizing radiation, improved catheter visualization, and ability to determine patency.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)367-370
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Volume13
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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