angiographic catheter

angiographic catheter
a catheter through which a contrast medium is injected for visualization of the vascular system of an organ; it may have a preformed end to facilitate selective locating (as in a renal or coronary vessel) from a remote entry site. Different types may be named according to the site of entry and destination, such as femoral-renal or brachial-coronary.

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