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Table 1 Vessels cannulated in the SM and CM groups and their classification as either moderate-difficulty (MD) or high-difficulty (HD)

From: Use of a steerable microcatheter during superselective angiography: impact on radiation exposure and procedural efficiency

Target vessel Subgroup SM (n) CM (n)
R/L/M/P hepatic MD 15 13
Gastroduodenal MD 1 3
Bronchial MD 0 1
Branches of R/L hepatic HD 7 3
Vesicular HD 2 4
Renal artery branches HD 3 0
SMA branches HD 4 3
R/L gastric HD 3 4
Uterine HD 2 0
Gonadal HD 1 0
Prostatic HD 8 0
Internal iliac branches HD 0 3