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Arteriographic manifestations of pheochromocytoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  178204     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fourteen patients with 16 pheochromocytomas were studied arteriographically over a seven year period. Abnormalities identified the tumor site in 15 instances, but only a single subtle change was present in six of these. Renal artery stenosis was present in eight instances and was significant initially in at least one patient and may become significant in others. A hypertensive response to the study occurred in one-half the patients even though most had received adrenergic blocking drugs. Phentolamine remains the drug of choice in treatment.
R Christenson; C W Smith; H Burko
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  126     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1976 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-07-06     Completed Date:  1976-07-06     Revised Date:  2008-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  567-75     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / blood supply,  complications,  radiography*
Contrast Media / adverse effects
Hypertension / chemically induced
Middle Aged
Pheochromocytoma / blood supply,  complications,  radiography*
Renal Artery Obstruction / etiology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 0/Sympatholytics

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