Balloon catheter in leg artery, X-ray

Balloon catheter in leg artery, X-ray

M175/0518 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 34.5MB

Downloadable file size: 879.3KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Balloon catheter in leg artery. Coloured X-ray of a balloon catheter (centre) being expanded in an artery. The catheter is the narrow tube running from top to bottom, and has been inserted into the artery to place the balloon catheter in the correct position. The balloon is then inflated, in this case to widen the artery to treat stenosis (narrowing) of the artery. This technique is known as angioplasty. The blockage is usually a fatty deposit known as an atheroma. This is the right femoral artery in the leg. A contrast medium has been injected into the blood to highlight the blood vessels, a technique known as angiography.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: adult, angiogram, angiography, arterial, balloon catheter, blood vessel, circulatory system, coloured, condition, disorder, equipment, false-coloured, femoral artery, healthcare, human body, leg, medical, medicine, radiography, stenosis, surgery, surgical, thigh, treatment, vascular system, x-ray, x-ray machine, xray

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.