Combined Thoracic Aorta and Right Carotid Artery Angiography in Trauma

Avella, Robert J.
July 1975
Angiology;Jul/Aug1975, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p564
Academic Journal
In the critically injured patient, time is of the essence; a method is described for performing a thoracic aortogram for possible ruptured aorta, followed by a right carotid cerebral angiogram as a screening procedure to rule out cerebral vascular shift, using the pigtail catheter.


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