Therapeutic angiography.

J M Pisco


After a brief reference to the most important pioneers of angiography, the author describes the techniques performed, lesions treated and future perspectives. The following techniques are performed: embolizations, selective infusion of drugs, placement of inferior vena cava filter, removal of intra-vascular bodies, revascularisation techniques and porta-cava shunt. Reference was made to the following lesions treated: tumours, hemorrhages, arteriovenous malformations, hypersplenism, pulmonary embolism, varicocele, ischemic lesions and portal hypertension.

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