Systems for Digital Diagnosis of Vessels

  • G. R. Schwandt
Conference paper


Arteriography with intravenous injection of iodinated contrast medium was investigated by Robb and Steinberg (1939) as early as 1939. They used film techniques and had to inject large quantities of contrast. Selective angiography using catheter techniques replaced their method.


Digital Subtraction Angiography Iodinate Contrast Medium Subtraction Image Analog Disk Video Tape Recorder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. R. Schwandt
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  1. 1.N. V. Philips Medical Systems Div.NL-EindhovenThe Netherlands

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