Fogarty embolectomy catheter

Fo·gar·ty em·bo·lec·to·my cath·e·ter

(fō'găr-tē),
a catheter with an inflatable balloon near its tip; used to remove emboli and thrombi from blood vessels or to remove stones from the biliary ducts.

Fo·gar·ty cath·e·ter

, Fogarty embolectomy catheter (fō'găr-tē kath'ĕ-tĕr, em'bō-lek'tŏ-mē)
A catheter with an inflatable balloon at its tip; commonly used to remove arterial emboli and thrombi from major veins or to remove stones from the biliary ducts.
Synonym(s): balloon-tip catheter (3) .

Fo·gar·ty cath·e·ter

, Fogarty embolectomy catheter (fō'găr-tē kath'ĕ-tĕr, em'bō-lek'tŏ-mē)
A catheter with an inflatable balloon at its tip.
Synonym(s): balloon-tip catheter (3) .
References in periodicals archive ?
Montgomery suggested passing a Fogarty embolectomy catheter through the extratracheal lumen up to the upp er stem of the T-tube and occluding the open upper end by inflating the balloon of the catheter.
A suitable independent bronchial blocker is a Fogarty Embolectomy catheter, which has occlusion balloons ranging in size from 0.