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Dorsalis pedis cannulation

Dorsalis pedis cannulation

Dorsalis pedis cannulation: Dorsalis pedis artery cannulation is a minor surgical procedure to place an angiocatheter into the dorsalis pedis artery located on the top (dorsal) surface of the foot; arterial cannulation is performed on critically ill patients for continuous heart rate and blood pressure monitoring.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Dorsalis pedis cannulation

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Dorsalis pedis cannulation:

  • Arterial blood gas monitoring
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Critically ill patients
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Delivery of medication that alters cardiac muscle contractions (e.g. digitalis)

Anesthetic Requirements for Dorsalis pedis cannulation

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Dorsalis pedis cannulation may include:

Procedure Complications: Dorsalis pedis cannulation

Possible surgical complications of Dorsalis pedis cannulation may include:

  • Arterial puncture (posterior)
  • Improper placement
  • Ischemic toes (poor blood flow)
  • Hematoma

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Dorsalis pedis cannulation

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Dorsalis pedis cannulation: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Dorsalis pedis cannulation: None.

Dorsalis pedis cannulation: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Dorsalis pedis cannulation) include:

  • Arterial cannulation
  • Angiocatheter placement

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