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The use of selective arterial catheterization is reviewed by Dr. Bierman, who pioneered the application of these techniques in the diagnosis, therapeutic, and investigative approaches to neoplastic disorders. The history of catheterization, arterial physiology, instrumentation, radiographic techniques, and personnel comprise the initial chapters of the book. The major portion of the text is a detailed discussion of the recommended techniques for selective arterial catheterization of the head, thorax, abdomen, pelvis, and extremities. Each chapter is supplemented by anatomical drawings, tables of arterial branches, and angiographic examples of the subject under discussion. The final chapters are concerned with the hazards, complications,
Selective Arterial Catheterization.. Ann Intern Med. ;71:880–881. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-4-880_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(4):880-881.
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