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Neurosurgical Review

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 35–40 | Cite as

Digital subtraction angiography (DSA): New perspectives in angiography

  • Franz Buchmann
III. Digital subtraction angiography

Summary

Digital subtraction angiography (DSA) has strongly influenced angiographic procedures. Because it is less invasive it has increased the total number of angiographies in all places where it was introduced. The paper gives an introduction to the procedure explaining the roles of “digital” and “subtraction” in DSA. It is written from a technical point of view. The examples are taken from and with the DVI system.

Keywords

Digital subtraction angiography technique 

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Copyright information

© Walter de Gruyter & Co. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Franz Buchmann
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.C. H. F. Müller, Management Department of Philips GmbHScientific DivisionHamburgF. R. Germany
  2. 2.Philips GmbHC. H. F. Müller, UnternehmensbereichHamburg 1F. R. Germany

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