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Yu Jennie - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Subclavian artery angioplasty has been traditionally performed via the transfemoral approach. Transradial access is becoming increasingly used for coronary as well as for certain peripheral vascular beds. We describe our experience with transradial access for subclavian artery stenting. METHODS: We performed a retrospective review of subclavian artery interventions from ...
Daniels L - - 2010
PURPOSE: To describe two cases of aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSA) aneurysm treated with hybrid repair. CASE REPORTS: 77 year old woman with a symptomatic ARSA aneurysm was treated with endoluminal aortic stent graft exclusion and placement of a plug distal to the aneurysm. Ischemia of the right arm required ...
Spinelli Francesco - - 2010
Giant isolated subclavian aneurysm is a rare disease. We report a case of a 66-year-old lady, with a proximal intrathoracic true aneurysm of the right subclavian artery. Due to the absence of a proximal neck, and for the relevant tortuosity of the vessels, we decided to approach the aneurysm through ...
Netzer A - - 2010
Variations of the normal anatomy of the aortic great vessels can lead to severe complications if not recognised pre- or peri-operatively. One such anomaly is a high-riding aberrant innominate artery. Retrospective review of case series. We present our experience with seven patients in whom a high aberrant innominate artery was ...
Chua Chai Hock - - 2010
Aberrant right subclavian artery aneurysms are rare but carry a high risk of spontaneous rupture without any treatment. Aggressive early elective treatment is warranted. We present a hybrid endovascular treatment that was used to treat a 77-year-old woman with aberrant right subclavian artery aneurysm for whom surgical treatment would have ...
Srinivasan Nataraj Madagondapalli - - 2010
Cannulation of the subclavian vein has its inherent risks. Post procedure chest radiograph is one of the investigations done to rule out immediate complications. Unless the clinician is aware as to what to look for in the radiograph, some of the dangerous complications can be overlooked. Accidental subclavian artery cannulation ...
Alla Venkata M B - - 2010
Technological advances in the last couple of decades have led to a tremendous improvement in the safety and efficacy of embolization making it the therapeutic intervention of choice in angiogram positive lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Vasopressin has thus been forgotten and it is hardly ever used by the current generation of ...
Francisco Lloret Estañ - - 2010
Post-traumatic hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm is uncommon, appearing in approximately 1% of hepatic trauma cases. Most are extrahepatic (80%) and have a late onset. Although they are usually asymptomatic, they should always be treated becasue of the high risk of complications, especially breakage. Currently the treatment of choice is endovascular embolization ...
Chemelli Andreas P - - 2010
To retrospectively review a 9-year experience with endovascular management of inadvertent subclavian artery catheterization during subclavian vein cannulation. From June 2000 through July 2009 (109 months), 13 patients underwent endovascular management of inadvertent subclavian artery catheterization. All catheters were still in situ, including one 7-F catheter, six 8-F catheters, and ...
Uemura Mamoru - - 2010
We investigated the ramification patterns of four subclavian branches (i.e., vertebral artery, internal thoracic artery, thyrocervical trunk, and costocervical trunk) as the subclavian artery passes in front or behind the scalenus anterior muscle. The investigation was carried out on 56 cadavers (112 cases) during student dissection practice sessions at Osaka ...
Lee Meng-Luen - - 2011
A complete vascular ring composed of right aortic arch, aberrant left subclavian artery with Kommerell's diverticulum, and left ligamentum arteriosum was diagnosed by barium esophagography, echocardiography, angiography, and multidetector computed tomography of chest in an 18-day-old male neonate who presented with remarkable inspiratory stridor, expiratory wheezing, postprandial vomiting, and dysphagia ...
Carnero Alcázar Manuel - - 2010
The anomalous origin of the left subclavian artery is known to be associated with right aortic arch and tetralogy of Fallot. In our case, the left subclavian artery arose from the left pulmonary artery. Therefore, the left arm was perfused by poorly oxygenated blood from pulmonary arteries and some retrograde ...
Menzel Julia - - 2011
The objective of this study was to describe a specific form of persistent right aortic arch (PRAA) in three German pinscher dogs and to analyse the mode of inheritance in the breed. This type of PRAA is characterised by a left retro-oesophageal subclavian artery in combination with a ligamentum arteriosum ...
Hacibayramoglu M - - 2010
We present a case of an 80-year-old male patient who complained of recurrent angina 2 years after coronary bypass grafting using a left mammary artery (LIMA). This was caused by a new subtotal subclavian artery stenosis before the origin of the LIMA. The left subclavian artery was stented and the ...
Wang Ke-qin - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Endovascular therapy is a treatment option for localized occlusion of the subclavian artery. In this report the long-term experience with 59 patients is presented. METHODS: Between June 1998 and September 2008, we used endovascular therapy to treat 61 subclavian arterial obstructive lesions in 59 patients (46 males and 13 ...
MaƂecka Barbara - - 2010
We describe a case of percutaneous removal of endocardial implantable cardioverter-defibrillator lead displaced to the right pulmonary artery. The procedure was performed from two accesses; from the lower one (femoral) and then, due to technical problems, from the upper one (subclavian). In the last stage the flattened Dotter's basket was ...
Sakai Nobuyuki - - 2010
Annual retrospective surveys of 20 to 31 medical centers performing endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms in Japan from 1997 to 2008 were performed to analyze technical and clinical outcomes of endovascular treatment for ruptured cerebral aneurysm. Patients treated with dome embolization using bare platinum coils within 14 days after onset ...
Singleton Richard H - - 2010
Both aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and benign perimesencephalic hemorrhage are well-described causes of spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage that arise as a result of different pathologic processes. To the best of the authors' knowledge, there have been no reports of both vascular pathologies occurring in the same individual. A 51-year-old Caucasian woman with ...
Helck A - - 2010
We describe the presentation of renal artery pseudoaneurysm (RAP) in different imaging modalities (CT, DSA, standard US, contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)). In particular the benefit of CEUS with regards to therapy monitoring and follow up care shall be highlighted. Three patients with renal artery pseudoaneurysm after renal surgery were investigated ...
Shrestha P - - 2010
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic disease with multiple pathologies that can affect every organ system of the body including central nervous system. Intracerebral aneurysms and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) are one of comparatively rarer manifestations of central nervous system SLE. Here we present a case of known SLE complicated ...
Yu Jinlu - - 2010
Hemorrhage due to the rupture of the infundibular dilatation of the posterior communicating artery (ID of the PCo-A) occurs infrequently. The preferred treatment of such hemorrhages is surgical clipping through craniotomy. There are few reports about endovascular coil embolization in such cases. We report such a case treated by endovascular ...
Akiyama Yoshinori - - 2010
A 63-year-old woman presented with infraoptic course of the anterior cerebral artery (ACA) originating from the extradural internal carotid artery (ICA) associated with contralateral ICA agenesis and multiple intracerebral aneurysms. The extradural origin of the infraoptic course of ACA was identified with constructive interference in steady state magnetic resonance (MR) ...
Khalil Amina - - 2010
We report three cases of symptomatic stenosis of the great vessels or supra-aortic trunks successfully treated surgically with aorto-subclavian and aorto-innominate bypass. Two were performed via manubriotomy and a third case via standard median sternotomy because of concomitant coronary revascularisation. There was complete symptomatic relief on follow-up, and radiological imaging ...
Golshani Kiarash - - 2010
Technical advancements have significantly improved surgical and endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms. In this paper, we review the literature with regard to treatment of one of the most common intra-cranial aneurysms encountered by neurosurgeons and interventional radiologists. Anterior clinoidectomy, temporary clipping, adenosine-induced cardiac arrest, and intraoperative angiography are useful adjuncts ...
Saeed Giovanni - - 2010
Arteria lusoria, an aberrant or anomalous right subclavian artery, is the most common anomaly of the aortic arch. It may be associated with other congenital anomalies of the heart and great vessels-including, rarely, truncus bicaroticus (a common trunk of both common carotid arteries), and, even more rarely, aneurysmal formation.Herein, we ...
Badruddin Aamir - - 2010
Coexistence of cerebral aneurysm and carotid artery disease may be encountered in clinical practice. Theoretical increase in aneurysmal blood flow may increase risk of rupture if carotid artery disease is treated first. If aneurysm coiling is performed first, stroke risk may increase while repeatedly crossing the diseased artery. It is ...
Morris Marvin E - - 2010
Emerging technology with endovascular techniques has expanded our armamentarium to treat the aberrant right subclavian artery. We describe a hybrid technique using an Amplatzer plug in combination with a carotid subclavian bypass to treat a patient with dysphagia lusoria.
Melas Nikolaos - - 2009
Central venous catheterization is a routine vascular-access procedure; however, it may be associated with life-threatening complications such as arterial puncture, leading to arterial occlusion, embolism, pseudoaneurysm formation, vessel laceration or dissection, haemopneumothorax or massive haemorrhage. We report a case of an accidental subclavian artery perforation with a wide dialysis catheter. ...
Wu Cheng-Hsueh - - 2009
Presentation of acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction in the setting of acute subclavian artery thrombosis in a patient who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting with a left internal mammary artery graft, which is not believed to have been previously described. We report a 75-year-old woman with presentations of dizziness, ...
Liu S - - 2009
Summary: The landmark at the opposite end of an occluded segment can be used for probing the occluded subclavian artery to be recanalized. Using this technique in three patients with symptomatic subclavian artery occlusion, we found the landmark-wire technique to be safe and effective for reopening completely occluded subclavian arteries. ...
Faruque M Omar - - 2009
Although generally regarded as a benign and chronic condition, neurofibromatosis can be associated with acute vascular and neurological complications. We report the case of a patient with neurofibromatosis who developed massive haemothorax as a result of spontaneous rupture of the left vertebral artery and left subclavian artery. The case was ...
Matsumura Jon S - - 2009
The Society for Vascular Surgery pursued development of clinical practice guidelines for the management of the left subclavian artery with thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR). In formulating clinical practice guidelines, the society selected a panel of experts and conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature. They used the ...
Selvaraj Andrew Dheepak - - 2009
A 22-year-old woman presented with a 3-month history of a pulsatile swelling in the right supraclavicular region. A CT angiogram revealed an aneurysm arising from the distal right subclavian artery. At surgery, the subclavian artery was almost entirely replaced by a well-vascularized tumor mass. The vascular tumor along with the ...
Son Jae Sung - - 2009
Tracheal diverticulum is a rarely encountered entity characterized by single or multiple invaginations of the tracheal wall. Two types of tracheal diverticula exist: congenital and acquired. We report a case of a pulmonary artery sling with an aberrant right subclavian artery associated with tracheal diverticulum.
Konstantinov Igor E - - 2009
Isolated subclavial artery is a rare congenital anomaly. Herein we discuss a patient with isolated left subclavian artery and bilateral patent arterial ducts who underwent successful repair. We also describe the detailed anatomy of both recurrent nerves in this condition and embryology of the anomaly.
Kasahara Hirofumi - - 2010
An isolated left subclavian artery (ILSA) is very rarely seen in patients with a right aortic arch. This report describes the case of a 2-year-old boy who underwent ILSA reconstruction during repair of the associated tetralogy of Fallot to prevent future subclavian steal syndrome after surgery.
Cayne N S - - 2010
BACKGROUND: Inadvertent subclavian artery catheterization during attempted central venous access is a well-known complication. Historically, these patients are managed with an open operative approach and repair under direct vision via an infraclavicular and/or supraclavicular incision. We describe our experience and technique for endovascular management of these injuries. METHODS: Twenty patients ...
Dagenais Francois - - 2009
Revascularization of the subclavian artery during complex arch surgeries may be challenging. Options include ligation of the subclavian artery with or without in situ revascularization. In cases of complex reoperations of the arch, or in the presence of large arch aneurysms with a leftward displacement of the subclavian artery, in ...
Odderson Ib R - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: For patients with thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), it is important to determine the location of the neurovascular compression to achieve effective intervention. METHODS: The diagnostic workup for a 39-year-old man with TOS included a selective anesthetic block of the pectoralis minor muscle and duplex sonography before and after the ...
Kaufmann Tim A S - - 2009
Approximately 100 000 cases of oxygen deficiency in the brain occur during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) procedures each year. In particular, perfusion of the carotid and vertebral arteries is affected. The position of the outflow cannula influences the blood flow to the cardiovascular system and thus end organ perfusion. Traditionally, the ...
Haun Daniel W - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: Ultrasonography has been used to measure the cross-sectional area (CSA) of peripheral nerves, but the CSA of the brachial plexus has not previously been reported. The purpose of this study was to establish a reference range of values for the CSA of the brachial plexus, subclavian artery, and peak ...
Tuncer Cemal - - 2009
Stenosis of the subclavian artery, before the left internal mammary artery branch, is an important problem for patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass grafting, with an incidence rate of 0.5-1.1%. In this paper, a case of left subclavian artery stenosis, which developed after coronary artery bypass surgery and led ...
Schoenkerman Aaron B - - 2009
A case is described in which the inflow of a left radiocephalic arteriovenous fistula was being maintained by retrograde flow from a patent left internal mammary artery bypass graft, distal to a severe left subclavian artery stenosis. The clinical manifestations of this phenomenon were angina, lateral chest wall pain during ...
Feezor Robert J - - 2009
The proximity of thoracic aortic pathologies to the left subclavian artery has occasionally required intentional coverage of this vessel. With increased collective experience with thoracic endovascular techniques, indications for revascularization in this setting have evolved. Coverage of the left subclavian artery without revascularization has been associated with left arm claudication, ...
Chadha Meghna - - 2009
Visceral artery aneurysms (VAAs) and visceral artery pseudoaneurysms (VAPAs) frequently present as life-threatening emergencies. VAAs are now being diagnosed with increasing frequency, related to routine use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and ultrasound. Both surgery as well as endovascular techniques are well established in their management. Endovascular ...
Bowman Jonathan N - - 2010
A 32-year-old man with Marfan syndrome presented with enlarging, asymptomatic bilateral subclavian artery aneurysms. He has an extensive surgical history including aortic arch and descending thoracic aorta replacement. The L aneurysm was treated first with an L carotid-vertebral artery vein bypass, aneurysm debranching, and stent-graft repair of aneurysm via the ...
Michael Tesfaldet T - - 2009
Knowing the location of the vertebral and the internal mammary artery ostia is crucial during proximal subclavian artery percutaneous intervention to prevent inadvertent injury to either artery. We report a case of severe proximal left subclavian artery stenosis in a patient with a three-vessel disease referred to coronary artery bypass ...
Migliorato Alessandro - - 2009
Coronary-subclavian steal (CSS) is an increasingly reported phenomenon after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) operation and it is caused by proximal subclavian artery stenosis in patients with internal thoracic artery grafts. We discuss briefly the diagnostic strategies to rule out significant subclavian stenosis before CABG and, in the follow-up, the ...
Tzilas V - - 2009
Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery (ARSA) is a rare vascular anomaly. It is though the most frequent anomaly involving the aortic arch, being present in about 1% of the general population. We present a case of a 71 year old male with symptoms of chronic cough and dysphagia. He was referred ...
Bito Yasuyuki - - 2009
We present a case of left subclavian artery aneurysm in a 48-year-old man with Marfan syndrome. Aneurysmectomy and interposition with an artificial graft were successfully performed through an infraclavicular incision by dividing the clavicle at its midshaft. The clavicle bone was reconstructed with a steel plate, and the postoperative course ...
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