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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 203-205
Technical note: A simple and effective CO 2 delivery system for angiography using a blood bag


Department of Radiology, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Mathew P Cherian
Department of Radiology, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore- 641 014, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.54881

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Several angiographic techniques have been developed to image the arterial system, the commonest using iodinated contrast media. Useful as they may be, they are not without disadvantages. One other modality is angiography using CO 2 . Although CO 2 can be used as an alternative contrast medium, delivery systems are expensive to procure. We describe an indigenous and effective delivery system developed at our institute.


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