Published in Cancer Law Weekly, October 2nd, 2004
Radiologists in Japan conducted a study "to verify the feasibility of using a J-tipped guidewire as a target for puncture of the subclavian artery in" RPCS placement.
"Twenty-five patients with various hepatic malignancies underwent percutaneous implantation of an RPCS through the left subclavian artery for regional chemotherapy," explained Y. Hama and coauthors at the National Defense Medical College. "To successfully puncture the left subclavian artery, a J-tipped guidewire was used as a target with fluoroscopic...
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