Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists

Volume 4 Number 4, 2001

A New Method for Fixation of Drainage Catheters

BJJ Abdullah
Department of Radiology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This technical note reports on a new method of anchoring drainage catheters developed at the University of Malaya Medical Centre, based on the use of cable ties. This method can be implemented at a fraction of the cost of commercial anchoring devices, is easy to use, and has not been associated with any serious complications with trial use to date. (J HK Coll Radiol 2001;4:272-273)

Key Words: Catheters, Imaging techniques, Interventional radiology

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