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March 1975

An Intraluminal Technique for Arterial Occlusion During Renal Transplantation

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Section of Transplantation, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago.

Arch Surg. 1975;110(3):348. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1975.01360090118026

A simple technique was developed for occlusion of atherosclerotic vessels in patients undergoing renal transplantation. Fogarty catheters were placed within the iliac arteries via a stab wound and the balloons inflated to provide safe and gentle occlusion of atherosclerotic vessels during the transplant operation.