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February 1971

Arteriovenous Fistula Following the Use of the Fogarty Balloon CatheterReport of a Case

Author Affiliations

Rochester, NY
From the University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY.

Arch Surg. 1971;102(2):144-145. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1971.01350020054015

Iatrogenic arteriovenous fistula followed use of the Fogarty balloon catheter. There have been reports of other accidents associated with its use.