Catheters, Cardiac, Flotation Balloon
Definition : Cardiac catheters that include a small balloon at their distal tip that is carried by the returning venous blood flow to or through the heart. These catheters are used to facilitate distal tip passage to the desired location within the heart or the cardiac vasculature (e.g., pulmonary artery).
Entry Terms : "Flotation Balloon Catheters" , "Flow-Directed Cardiac Balloon Catheters" , "Balloon Catheters" , "Catheters, Flow Directed" , "Catheters, Cardiovascular, Balloon Type" , "Catheters, Cardiac Balloon" , "Catheters, Balloon" , "Fiberoptic Balloon Catheters"
UMDC code : 10700