Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 247–249 | Cite as

Right heart pigtail catheter for selective angiocardiography

  • Ernest A. Kiel
  • Benjamin E. Victorica


The use of a modified pigtail catheter for right heart angiocardiography provides a safe method of obtaining good quality contrast studies of right heart lesions in infants and children. The catheter is also useful in left ventriculography in complete atrioventricular canals or other complex cardiac lesions.

Key words

Cardiac catheterization Angiocardiography Ventricular catheter 


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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernest A. Kiel
    • 1
  • Benjamin E. Victorica
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Shands Teaching HospitalUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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