WILLIAM J. REEDY, M.D.; BOHDAN KOSZEWSKI, M.D.; PAUL MURPHY, M.D.
Aortography, or the contrast visualization of the aorta and its branches, has played an important part in recent advances in diagnosis. Although abdominal aortography is not new, only within the past decade has it been established as more than a medical adventure. Following the report of Smith1 and his associates of over 1,000 uncomplicated aortic punctures for renal arteriography, there has been a widespread acceptance of aortography in this country. Apparently the reasonable safety of this procedure without any important complications in their report was sufficient to overcome the understandable hesitancy of physicians to puncture the aorta. Also, the development
REEDY WJ, KOSZEWSKI B, MURPHY P. EVALUATION OF AORTIC OCCLUSION BY AORTOGRAPHY1. Ann Intern Med. ;44:283–291. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-2-283
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(2):283-291.
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