TITLE

COMPLICATIONS OF CEREBRAL ANGIOGRAPHY: PRELIMINARY REPORT OF 432 EXAMINATIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Raskind, Robert; Weiss, Sanford R.; Wermuth, Ralph; Reed, William A.
PUB. DATE
July 1970
SOURCE
Angiology;Jul/Aug1970, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p447
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the complications of cerebral angiography. The importance of cerebral angiography as a diagnostic aid is constantly increasing as its usefulness is proved in a variety of clinical situations; but the safety of this procedure is often questioned. The greatest number of complications was seen in patients 40-50 years of age. In view of the ever-increasing use of angiography for diagnosis, there is need to discuss the complications experienced in current clinical work, and to seek means by which they may be prevented.
ACCESSION #
16371285

 

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