What is the role of DSA in the workup of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Saum A Rahimi, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Vincent Lopez Rowe, MD  more...
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Digital subtraction angiography (DSA) requires less time, uses less contrast material, and is less invasive than conventional angiography. However, DSA is not widely available and offers no real advantage over conventional CT.


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