Usually patient who need to undergo CTA abdomen, the injection site will be setup at brachial artery using green branula. But how about the patient with option only at femoral line ? Can we proceed ? What are the risks? Are there will be artifact in the images?
The problem to the femoral line is that you will not have any clue on extravasation should it occur. the risk is the extension of the morbidity to the patient where gangrene can happen if not carefully treated
the line is crucial for patient medication, if the line was corrupted by the contrast, the patient will loss their precious line to be facilitated by iv medications.
if the clinician was confident, they must be present should the line has to be utilized