The clinical indications for arteriography in trauma to the extremity. A review of 114 cases.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Analysis of radiographic and physical findings in 114 patients with trauma to an extremity demonstrated that when other physical findings are normal, arteriography is unnecessary. If any physical sign of peripheral vascular injury exists, such as weak or absent pulse, neurologic deficit, bruit, or expanding hematoma, arteriography is essential to define the anatomy and determine the need for surgery.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • McDonald, EJ; Goodman, PC; Winestock, DP

Published Date

  • July 1, 1975

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 116 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 45 - 47

PubMed ID

  • 1138281

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8419

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/116.1.45


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States