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CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 43–44 | Cite as

Treatment of abdominal angina with percutaneous dilatation of an arteria mesenterica superior stenosis

  • J. Furrer
  • A. Grüntzig
  • J. Kugelmeier
  • N. Goebel
Article

Abstract

Percutaneous transluminal dilatation of an atherosclerotic stenosis of the superior mesenteric artery was done in a 65-year-old women with abdominal angina. The patient was relieved of abdominal pain immediately after the dilatation.

Key words

Angina, abdominal Arteries, mesenteric Catheters and catheterization Percutaneous transluminal dilatation Interventional radiology 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Furrer
    • 1
  • A. Grüntzig
    • 1
  • J. Kugelmeier
    • 1
  • N. Goebel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity HospitalZurichSwitzerland

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