The percutaneous approach is commonly used in vascular procedures. This involves a needle catheter getting access to a blood vessel, followed by the introduction of a wire through the lumen of the needle. It is over this wire that other catheters can be placed into the blood vessel. This technique is known as the modified Seldinger technique.
Comparative study of percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy and conventional tracheostomy in the intensive care unit.(Main Articles)
Jul 01, 2005; Byline: A. Ravi Kumar, Sanjeev. Mohanty, K. Senthil, M. Gopinath Objective: Tracheostomy is a one of the earliest described...