H. A. Lyons, M.D., F.A.C.P.; H. Greenfield, M.D.; J. S. McFetridge, M.D.
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The clinical diagnosis of dissecting aneurysm has become significantly important within recent years. Today, with the growth of experimental and clinical vascular surgery, the diagnosis of dissection of the aorta is of the utmost necessity from a therapeutic standpoint. Successful surgical management has been reported from several clinics.
To establish any diagnosis an objective means is always best. For this reason the angiocardiographic demonstration is best and gives the most useful information for the surgical treatment.
Sixteen cases of dissecting aneurysm were studied by angiocardiographic technic. The salient features of the radiographic and angiocardiographic studies will be shown. These include
Lyons HA, Greenfield H, McFetridge JS. Angiocardiographic Study of Dissecting Aneurysm of the Aorta.. Ann Intern Med. ;54:1036–1037. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-5-1036_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(5):1036-1037.
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