9. Fogarty Catheter Use

CPT David Crawford

MAJ Joanna Branstetter

Insert catheter into thrombosed vessel proximal to area of thrombus. The vessel should be clamped proximal to catheter insertion.

Inflate the balloon once distal to the thrombus and remove catheter and thrombus.

The view(s) expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not reflect the official policy or position of Brooke Army Medical Center, the U.S. Army Medical Department, the U.S. Army Office of the Surgeon General, the Department of the Army, Department of Defense or the U.S. Government.

Materials and support for The Disaster Preparedness Toolbox is provided by Lt Col. Ky Kobayashi, MD and Col. Benjamin Kam, MD.



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 11:02 am