NORMAN E. FREEMAN, M.D.; EARL R. MILLER, M.D.; H. BRODIE STEPHENS, M.D.; MARY B. OLNEY, M.D.
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In a previous communication1 the usefulness of retrograde arteriography in the diagnosis of aneurysms and peripheral vascular lesions was discussed. The present paper is concerned with the visualization of the thoracic aorta and its branches by means of radiopaque material injected into the common carotid artery in a retrograde fashion. This technic has been of use in the diagnosis and localization of coarctation of the aorta.
At the time that Farinas2 demonstrated his studies on retrograde arteriography for visualization of the abdominal aorta at the radiological meetings in Chicago in 1944, it occurred to one of us (E. R. M.)
FREEMAN NE, MILLER ER, STEPHENS HB, et al. RETROGRADE ARTERIOGRAPHY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF CARDIOVASCULAR LESIONS. II. COARCTATION OF THE AORTA1. Ann Intern Med. 1950;32:827–841. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-5-827
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(5):827-841.
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