Cardiology Question for the Week of September 16, 2019


Where is the catheter placed for a non-selective abdominal aortogram with bilateral lower extremity arteriograms?


The catheter is placed in the upper abdominal aorta (around the renal arteries) followed by moving the catheter to the bifurcation (lower abdominal aorta).

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