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Effect of Umbilical Artery Catheters on Oxygen Supply to Extremities

  • Anthony V. Beran
  • Robert F. Huxtable
  • Kenneth G. Proctor
  • Donald R. Sperling
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 75)

Abstract

Umbilical artery catheters are routinely used in patient management. Reported complications of this procedure include thrombosis, infection, vessel perforation, extremity blanching, and visceral necrosis (1,2). A catheter placed in an artery produces a partial acute mechanical obstruction equivalent to coarctation of the aorta.

Keywords

Umbilical Artery Aortic Bifurcation Vessel Perforation Limb Blood Flow Umbilical Vessel 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony V. Beran
    • 1
    • 2
  • Robert F. Huxtable
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kenneth G. Proctor
    • 1
    • 2
  • Donald R. Sperling
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.College of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsIrvineUSA

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