Cardiology

Cardiology Question for the Week of September 16, 2019

Cardiology Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Where is the catheter placed for a non-selective abdominal aortogram with bilateral lower extremity arteriograms?

Answer:

The catheter is placed in the upper abdominal aorta (around the renal arteries) followed by moving the catheter to the bifurcation (lower abdominal aorta).


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