Selective Cerebral Catheterization

Jonathan Molcho, H. Z. Karny, Ephraim H. Frei, Harden M. Askenasy

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Abstract

This paper describes a new method for selective cerebral catheterization based on the Pod catheter [6], [7], guided and propelled by means of external magnetic fields. The principles of the Pod catheter, and the necessary equipment are described, and conclusions are drawn from experiments with a glass model. The middle cerebral artery was catheterized selectively, and cytotoxic material was injected into it to treat a malignant tumor of the brain hemisphere.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)134-140
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
VolumeBME-17
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1970
Externally publishedYes

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