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  • Research Article   
  • OMICS J Radiol 2017, Vol 6(6): 274
  • DOI: 10.4172/2167-7964.1000274

‘New Developed Femoral-S Carotid Catheter’ is Very Effective and Safe in Carotid Angiography: A Retrospective Study

Balaban Y1* and İlkeli E2
1Department of Cardiology, VM Medical Park Kocaeli Hospital, , Kocaeli, Turkey
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Duzce Ataturk Government Hospital, , Duzce, Turkey
*Corresponding Author : Balaban Y, Department of Cardiology, VM Medical Park Kocaeli Hospital, Başiskele, Kocaeli, Turkey, Tel: +90524161641, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Nov 10, 2017 / Accepted Date: Nov 28, 2017 / Published Date: Dec 05, 2017

Abstract

Objective: There is no special catheter used for carotid angiography in the market. We studied the efficacy feasibility and safety of Femoral S carotid catheter (made by shaping existing catheters) in this study.

Methods: 1169 patients undergoing transfemoral or transradial carotid angiography between the years 2015 and 2017 were evaluated. The 156 patients found that are underwent carotid angiography with Femoral S catheter.

Results: The Baseline characteristics of the patients were record. The total time of the procedure with the new catheter was found 7.2 ± 1.3 min and the amount of opaque media used was 50.20 ± 15.60 ml. Selective imaging success was high 95%. Minor Complication (local hematoma, leg pain, dizziness, headache, hypotension, allergic reaction of the contrast media) development was found 3.8%. Permanent damage, morbidity and/or mortality were not seen in patients.

Discussion: The right judkins catheter is usually preferred in the carotid angiography performed with the femoral route. The newly developed catheter does not stick to the aortic wall because the tip is in the “S” shape. Therefore, the processing time is shorter and the imaging performance is better than multipurpose catheter.

Conclusion: Carotid angiography with the newly developed Femoral S carotid catheter seems easier and safer. Performing of Carotid angiography may help to reduce stroke frequency at the time of coronary angiography in patients with coronary artery disease.

Keywords: Carotid angiography; New carotid catheter; Stroke; Multipurpose catheter

Citation: Balaban Y, İlkeli E (2017) ‘New Developed Femoral-S Carotid Catheter’ is Very Effective and Safe in Carotid Angiography: A Retrospective Study. OMICS J Radiol 6: 274. Doi: 10.4172/2167-7964.1000274

Copyright: ©2017 Balaban Y, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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