Abdominal arteriogram; Arteriogram - abdomen; Mesenteric angiogram
Results are considered normal if the arteries being examined are normal in appearance.
A common abnormal finding is narrowing and hardening of the arteries that supply the large and small intestine (mesenteric ischemia). The problem occurs when fatty material (plaque) builds up on the walls of your arteries.
Bleeding in the small and large intestine is another abnormal finding. It may be caused by:
Other abnormal results may be due to:
Jackson JE, Allison DJ, Meaney J. Angiography: Principles, techniques (including CTA and MRA) and complications. In: Grainger RC, Allison D, Dixon AK, eds. Radiology: A Textbook of Medical Imaging. 5th ed. New York, NY: Churchill Livingstone; 2008:chap 6.
Morgan RA, Belli A-M, Munneke G. Peripheral vascular disease. In: Grainger RC, Allison D, Dixon AK, eds. Radiology: A Textbook of Medical Imaging. 5th ed. New York, NY: Churchill Livingstone; 2008:chap 28.
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