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Table 1 Description of experiments

From: Innovation in catheter design for intra-arterial liver cancer treatments results in favorable particle-fluid dynamics

Experiment Microspheres Catheter type Catheter position Injection technique Vascular model
1 Fluorescent SMC Distal PHA Manual 1
ARC
2 Fluorescent SMC Proximal PHA Automatic 1
ARC
3 Fluorescent SMC Proximal PHA Automatic 1
ARC
4 Holmium SMC RHA, proximal to S4A Automatic 2
ARC
5 Holmium SMC RHA, proximal to S4A Automatic 2
ARC
6 Holmium SMC RHA, proximal to S4A Automatic 2
ARC
7 Holmium SMC RHA, proximal to S4A Automatic 2
ARC
  1. This table gives an overview of the experiments performed. Abbreviations: SMC = standard microcatheter; ARC = anti-reflux catheter; PHA = proper hepatic artery; RHA = right hepatic artery; S4A = segment 4 artery