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The author's experience with over 2,000 splenoportograms during a 14-year period provides the basis for this monograph describing the techniques, complications, and both intrahepatic and extrahepatic abnormalities demonstrable by splenoportography. The reader will find lucid directions for intrasplenic injection, an excellent verbal description of sites of obstruction of the splenoportal system, and a variety of reproductions of splenoportograms illustrating numerous abnormalities. Proper emphasis is given to the importance of preoperative splenoportography in patients with splenomegaly; the author repeatedly stresses the value of the examination in neoplastic and inflammatory disease of the pancreas; and descriptions of altered venous patterns in various
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Splenoportography: Diagnostic Phlebography of the Portal Venous System.. Ann Intern Med. 1966;64:1189. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-5-1189_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(5):1189.
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