Judkins coronary catheter

Judkins coronary catheter
a preformed J-shaped angiographic catheter used in coronary arteriography to cannulate and deliver contrast material to one of the coronary arteries via a percutaneous femoral route. It is composed of polyurethane or polyethylene with a fine wire braid within its walls; right and left catheters are shaped specifically for use in the respective coronary arteries.

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