'Atraumatic' transjugular needle for portal vein puncture in swine

B. T. Uchida, J. S. Putnam, J. Rosch

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A new coaxial needle-catheter system was designed for transjugular portal vein puncture in young domestic swine. It was tested in 32 animals and successfully entered the portal circulation via a hepatic vein or intrahepatic portion of the inferior vena cava. No complications were encountered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)580-581
Number of pages2
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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