Preoperative Angiographic Diagnosis of Small Bowel Leiomyomas

Joseph C. Stothert, M. Afzal Riaz, Patrick F. Joyce, Donald L. Kaminski

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Abstract

Two patients with gastrointestinal (GI) tract bleeding underwent preoperative selective visceral arteriography that demonstrated small-bowel tumors compatible with leiomyoma. A review of the material indicates that 42% of patients with small-bowel leiomyomas also have GI tract bleeding. Arteriography is valuable in obtaining a preoperative diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)643-645
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Surgery
Volume113
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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