• Injection of methylene blue dye into the superior mesenteric artery of a patient with arteriovenous malformation of the small bowel was helpful in identifying the field of resection. Preoperative selective angiography is essential in identifying this rare cause of gastrointestinal bleeding.
(Arch Surg 113:194-195, 1978)
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