Double-lumen needle for percutaneous ureteral pressure-flow studies

D. H. Epstein, D. W. Hunter, C. C. Coleman, B. J. Derauf, C. Krenzel, B. W. Schlam, G. P. Moradian, F. Castaneda, W. R. Castaneda-Zuniga, K. Amplatz

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Abstract

Ureteral perfusion studies in patients without preexisting renal access currently must be intermittently interrupted for intrarenal pressure measurement. A double-lumen needle has been successfully placed in four patients (two with native and two with transplanted kidneys). This permits simultaneous perfusion and intrarenal pressure monitoring yet maintains the safety and ease of use of a single skinny needle.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)569-570
Number of pages2
JournalRadiology
Volume172
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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