Construction of hydraulic cuff occluders for blood vessels

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This report describes the construction technique for a simple and inexpensive cuff occluder for various size blood vessels. The occluder is made from polyvinyl chloride tubing and consists of two main parts, the balloon and catheter section, and the reinforcing back section. The occluders have functioned reliably in chronic dog preparations for up to 3 mth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)H99-H100
JournalAmerican Journal of Physiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology (medical)


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