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A simple method for limiting angioplasty catheter balloon pressures.

Authors
  • Jeffree, M A
  • Wilson, D J
  • Ward, J C
  • Fletcher, E W
Type
Published Article
Journal
The British journal of radiology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1985
Volume
58
Issue
685
Pages
9–11
Identifiers
PMID: 2933116
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Percutaneous angioplasty catheter balloons may rupture if over-inflated. Balloon inflation pressures are not always measured. We describe a simple and inexpensive method for limiting balloon inflation pressures, using no additional equipment.

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