WALLACE M. YATER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Arteriography is a valuable adjunct to the methods of investigation of vascular disease of the extremities. Thorotrast,2 a 25 per cent stabilized colloidal solution of thorium dioxide, is a very satisfactory medium for this procedure. This radiopaque contrast medium was used first for hepatosplenography.1, 2 It has been used without apparent serious immediate or remote ill effects by a number of investigators in this country3, 4, 5 in spite of its non-acceptance by the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry of the American Medical Association.6 For several years it has been used extensively both abroad and in the United
YATER WM. A STUDY OF FOUR CASES OF ACQUIRED ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA BY MEANS OF THOROTRAST ARTERIOGRAPHY1. Ann Intern Med. 1936;10:466–486. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-4-466
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