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Upper-extremity venography using digital subtraction angiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3089608     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Venography to evaluate the patency of upper-extremity veins was performed with digital subtraction angiography (DSA) and conventional angiography. Venous thrombosis was easily diagnosed, and the innominate veins and superior vena cava were more easily visualized using DSA. Iodine concentration for DSA was one-third that of conventional venography, and the examination time was reduced by 50% using DSA. Patient comfort and acceptance were greater with DSA. DSA is a superior technique for upper-extremity vein evaluation in cooperative patients.
M L Kinnison; S L Kaufman; R Chang; S Kadir; S E Mitchell; R I White
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0174-1551     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-09-17     Completed Date:  1986-09-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  106-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Angiography / methods*
Arm / blood supply*
Brachiocephalic Veins / radiography
Phlebography / methods*
Subtraction Technique*
Thrombophlebitis / radiography*
Vena Cava, Superior / radiography

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