NATHANIEL E. REICH, M.D.
A highly dramatic episode in medicine is a condition variously described as thrombosis or embolism of the abdominal aorta and "rider's" or "saddle" thrombus or embolism. Approximately 150 cases of obstruction of the abdominal aorta have been reported in the literature to date. In the main, these have consisted of scattered reports of from one to five cases. We have been fortunate in accumulating 16 cases over a period of five years at Kings County Hospital. Eleven of these were autopsied and two recovered by recanalization. As far as is known this is the largest group to be studied. A
REICH NE. OCCLUSIONS OF THE ABDOMINAL AORTA: A STUDY OF 16 CASES OF SADDLE EMBOLUS AND THROMBOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;19:36–59. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-19-1-36
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;19(1):36-59.
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