WALLACE M. YATER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; FRED O. COE, M.D.
Almost 11 years ago we began to employ thorium dioxide sol intravenously for the purpose of demonstrating radiographically the liver and spleen as first used by Radt1, 2, 3, 4 and Oka.5, 6 Since that time we have used this method of diagnosis in more than 300 patients. This figure does not include the many cases of arterial and venous disease in which we have used smaller amounts of thorotrast3 for angiography.
In 1933 Yater and Otell7 published a report of our clinical experience with 100 patients, and in 1936 Yater, Otell and Hussey8 reported a follow-up study of 200
YATER WM, COE FO. TEN YEARS' EXPERIENCE WITH THOROTRAST HEPATOSPLENOGRAPHY1. Ann Intern Med. ;18:350–366. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-3-350
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