|ECR 2018 / C-2646|
|Use of radial access in Thiel cadaveric flow model for training endovascular interventions|
Methods and materials
Proof of concept was demonstrated using Thiel-embalmed human cadaver with extracorporeal arterial flow.
The Thiel cadaver was placed supine. The extracorporeal circuit was prepared by inserting ports (12 – 14 Fr sheath, Check-Flo Cook Medical, Ireland) into the left axillary and femoral arteries (depending upon the caliber of the vessel); the ports were then connected to a heart–lung bypass machine (HL-30 Maquet, Germany). Extracorporeal continuous retrograde flow of up to 1 L per minute was delivered to the arterial tree depending upon the flow rate required. Patency and flow with-in the arterial circuit was demonstrated by Digital subtraction angiography.
The right radial artery was identified and punctured under US guidance and a 5F sheath inserted.
The model was then tested by an interventional radiologist under fluoroscopic guidance, using a C-arm (OEC 9900 GE, USA)
A series of different guidewires and catheters were used for a diagnostic angiogram of the thoracic and abdominal aorta.
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