arterial puncture


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arterial puncture

Placement of a needle or catheter into an artery to sample blood gases or blood pressure, or positioning of a catheter in the aorta or the heart.
See also: puncture
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Blood gas estimation from arterialised capillary blood versus arterial puncture: are they different?
Iatrogenic arteriovenous fistula after multiple arterial punctures. Pediatrics 1985;76(1):97-98.
In our study, a total of six (4.7%) complications including two arterial punctures, one aryhtmia and one pneumothorax occurred during a total of 128 catheterizations.
Performing the arterial puncture: With expanding circular sweeps cleanse the skin at the puncture site with the alcohol swab.
The Duett sealing device provides a safe and effective way to rapidly seal the femoral arterial puncture site and thereby improve patient outcomes, increase patient comfort and lower overall treatment costs.
Surgical dressings are not covered for a Stage I pressure ulcer, a first-degree burn, a wound caused by trauma not requiring surgical closure or debridement, venipuncture or arterial puncture, or drainage from a cutaneous fistula not surgically created.
A second explanation is that the hospital's intensive care unit, for practical reasons, often requests blood gas analyses in advance, before actual arterial puncture has taken place.
The skin puncture site for the arterial catheterization is used as a guideline for the initial sonogram.[6,8] Due to the cephalad angle of incidence of the needle during arterial puncture, a PA typically will be found superior to the skin puncture site.
A high approach reduces the risk of pneumothorax but increases the risk of arterial puncture and vice versa for lower approaches.
Conclusion: Device closure of PDA without femoral arterial puncture is a safe procedure provided good echocardiographic guidance is available for final placement.
A dedicated 6F arterial puncture kit (with plastic cannula and hydrophilic 0.025-inch guidewire) and long (16 cm) hydrophilic sheath (Terumo Corporation, Tokyo, Japan) were used for RA catheterization.
8 000 units of heparin was administered following arterial puncture, after which either 6 A- 10^6 WJMSCs dispersed in 10 ml heparinised saline, or the placebo, was administered.3

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