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Tailored approach for evaluation of peripheral vascular disease: intravenous digital subtraction angiography.
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PMID:  6372415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A tailored approach for evaluating patients with peripheral vascular disease has been developed using intravenous digital subtraction angiography (IV DSA). This approach includes a history, physical examination, and correlation with Doppler pressure measurements to predict the location of the dominant lesion. In 60 patients, two views of the aortoiliac segment plus three or four views of the femoral and runoff circulation in the most symptomatic leg were obtained. Of the 60 patients, 36% had percutaneous transluminal angioplasty as a primary form of therapy, 32% were treated surgically, and 32% were followed clinically. Only 10% of these patients required further evaluation by conventional angiography. By omitting inpatient arteriography, considerable financial savings and increased patient comfort result.
M Kinnison; B A Perler; R I White; R Chang; S Kadir; S E Mitchell; S L Kaufman; G M Williams
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  142     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1984 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-06-12     Completed Date:  1984-06-12     Revised Date:  2008-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1205-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Diseases / radiography
Femoral Artery
Iliac Artery
Popliteal Artery
Subtraction Technique
Vascular Diseases / radiography*

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