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What does SG stand for?

SG stands for Swan-Ganz Catheter

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Delivery of highly specialized procedures in the field of angiology and endovascular surgery (among other things: Stent Grafty the abdominal aorta, stent Grafty to thoracic aortic stent Grafty for peripheral vascular stents, balloon catheters, Swan-Ganz catheters, systems security proximal cerebral circulation, Coil vascular, transseptal puncture needles, etc.
The contrast-enhanced CT evaluation of a pulmonary mass after Swan-Ganz catheter placement helps differentiate IPAP from pulmonary infarct and limited parenchymal hemorrhages of other origins.
In 1970, with the invention of the balloon-tipped Swan-Ganz catheter, it became possible to perform rightheart catheterization (PA catheterization) at the bedside without the use of fluoroscope (x-ray) to guide the operator.
Setting or Location for the Exercise of Surgical or Invasive Procedure Privileges; Monitoring Procedures Performed that Require Specific Privileges; Cross-Department Privileges by procedure (ECG interpretation, Swan-Ganz catheter insertion, vasectomy, sigmoidoscopy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, amniocentesis, thoracotomy tube insertion and management, tympanocentesis, C-sections, endoscopies);
Delivery of medical devices for cardiac procedures highly (among other things: balloons to restenosis, balloon catheters, catheters, diagnostic catheters for thrombectomy, guiding catheters, diagnostic catheters, Swan-Ganz catheters, electrodes, filters, Inflators, Introducery, guides, probes, stent Grafty , stents, etc.
There is no doubt that the Swan-Ganz catheter was a great advance in diagnostic cardiac catheterisation; whether it is a useful anaesthetic monitor is currently open to debate.