Published Online:https://doi.org/10.1148/124.3.831

Direct-current transcatheter electrocoagulation in vitro produced substantial clots in thrombocytopenic blood in dogs. The splenic artery was occluded in 3 dogs following ristocetin-induced thrombocytopenia. This procedure may produce effective vessel occlusion in patients with platelet-poor blood.

Article History

Published in print: Sept 1977