Method of using a dual lumen biliary catheter

  • US 5,397,302 A
  • Filed: 05/11/1993
  • Issued: 03/14/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/11/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for placing a catheter and a contrast medium into a duct of a patient, said catheter having at least a first lumen and a second lumen, and said first lumen having a wire guide threaded therethrough, comprising the steps of:

  • inserting said catheter and said wire guide through an endoscope and into said duct;

    infusing said contrast medium through a second lumen of said catheter and into said duct while said wire guide remains in said first lumen such that said duct may be visualized through the use of said contrast medium.

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