As the radio-opaque metallic tip is seen emerging from the ureteric dilator, the guide wire
is removed, leaving the J stent in optimal position.
IVUS image has a guide wire
shadow and it does not contain any texture information there.
The anterior wall does transilluminate well with the light inside the sphenoid sinus cavity, and twirling the guide wire
can confirm that the sinus is cannulated as the light will "dance" or swirl within the sinus.
The OTW balloon tended to 'kink' within gastrotomy, especially if the guide wire
was too flexible.
It seems that the doctor was confused as she had already removed one guide wire
in an earlier attempt,'' he said.
After puncturing vein and aspiration of venous blood, guide wire
was threaded and needle removed.
The involved sinus can be lavaged if necessary; the same guide wire
can be used to direct a lavage catheter device into the involved sinus.
A guide wire
was made as a loop and introduced into oropharynx from the open mouth& kept ready to receive guide wire
coming from trachea through the glottis in retrograde way (Arya's technique).
Following biopsy, a guide wire
was inserted under direct vision through the port of the TNE scope, and the stricture was dilated with Savary dilators.
The guide wire
was threaded freely through the needle without resistance and a 7F triple lumen catheter (Centrofix, B Braun, Germany) was passed over the guide wire
again without any unusual resistance.
The patient underwent in-office esophageal dilation, with Savary dilators placed over a guide wire
under direct vision.