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Percutaneous arterial catheterization for multiple sampling
  1. F. Moran,
  2. A. R. Lorimer,
  3. G. Boyd
  1. Cardiopulmonary Unit and the University Department of Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary


    Two hundred and fifty instances of brachial artery catheterization using a simple percutaneous technique are reported. There have been no serious complications. Where multiple repeated arterial blood sampling is required, this method is superior to others available, particularly when the need for sampling extends over many days.

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