A techniqe to inject microspheres into the left atrium of awake dogs without thoracotomy

H. R. Phillips, R. S. Stack, J. C. Rembert, J. C. Greenfield

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Abstract

A technique to inject radioactive microspheres into the left atrium of awake dogs without prior thoracotomy was developed and tested. Twelve dogs were studied and evaluated: the interatrial septum was crossed and a catheter placed in the left atrium in all dogs without significant complication. This technique is useful for both single and repeat experiments.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology
Volume12
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology

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