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Intravenous Digital Angiography Of The Head And Neck: A Clinical Update
Author(s): Michael T. Modic; Meredith A. Weinstein; Edward Buonocore; William Pavlicek; Thomas F. Meaney
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Paper Abstract

The clinical experience of DSA of the head and neck in more than 1,000 patients is presented. In a comparative study of 100 conventional carotid angiograms, the accuracy rate in evaluating extracranial carotids was 97% in technically satisfactory studies. Intra cranial vessels were examined in 55 patients with both conventional selective catheterization and intravenous DSA. In 65% of the patients, the DSA examination was diagnostic. DSA is a safe, rapid procedure that can be performed on an outpatient basis and provides diagnostic information comparable to conventional angiography.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 1981
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0314, Digital Radiography, (4 November 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.933054
Show Author Affiliations
Michael T. Modic, Cleveland Clinic (United States)
Meredith A. Weinstein, Cleveland Clinic (United States)
Edward Buonocore, Cleveland Clinic (United States)
William Pavlicek, Cleveland Clinic (United States)
Thomas F. Meaney, Cleveland Clinic (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0314:
Digital Radiography
William R. Brody M.D., Editor(s)

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