ARTHUR C. BEALL JR., M.D.; GEORGE C. MORRIS JR., M.D.; H. EDWARD GARRETT, M.D.; WALTER S. HENLY, M.D.; GRADY L. HALLMAN, M.D.; E. STANLEY CRAWFORD, M.D.; DENTON A. COOLEY, M.D.; MICHAEL E. DEBAKEY, M.D.
Rapid advances in all phases of cardiovascular surgery during the past decade necessitated concomitant development or adaption of numerous diagnostic techniques. Translumbar aortography was described by dos Santos, Lamas, and Caldas (1) in 1929, and was popularized in the United States for urological diagnosis by Doss, Thomas, and Bond (2) and Nelson (3). Cardiovascular surgeons were quick to recognize its importance in planning operations on the aorta and its major branches, and aortography was adapted to the investigation of vascular disease.
Increasing application of translumbar aortography subsequently was followed by isolated, then more frequent reports of its complications, and these
BEALL AC, MORRIS GC, GARRETT HE, HENLY WS, HALLMAN GL, CRAWFORD ES, et al. Translumbar Aortography: Present Indications and Techniques. Ann Intern Med. 1964;60:843–856. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-60-5-843
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;60(5):843-856.
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