Insertion of Catheter with Guide Wire

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This exhibit features an orientation view of the male torso revealing the full path of catheter insertion from the right groin to the great vessels of the heart. Appearing next are two details. The first detail shows the catheter being advanced through the aorta to the main anterior coronary artery. The second detail reveals a cut-section through a diseased section of artery illustrating the placement of a guide wire past a plaque blockage.

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