Stanley Baum, M.D.; Harris R. Clearfield, M.D.; Moreye Nusbaum, M.D.; Henry J. Tumen, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Selective celiac and superior mesenteric arteriography was performed in 75 patients. Among these, 24 had a variety of lesions of the stomach and duodenum, pancreas, liver, and spleen. In some of these patients, arteriography was the only procedure that established the correct diagnosis of the intra-abdominal lesion prior to operation. In some instances arteriography served to localize the source of obscure gastro-intestinal bleeding. In addition, arteriography enabled recognition and classification of vascular anomalies and, in that way, was valuable in planning the surgical treatment of the lesions found.
Arteriography was found to be a safe procedure. The use of a
Baum S, Clearfield HR, Nusbaum M, Tumen HJ. The Clinical Application of Celiac and Superior Mesenteric Arteriography.. Ann Intern Med. ;61:804. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-4-804_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(4):804.
Celiac Disease and Malabsorption, Gastroenterology/Hepatology.
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