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Guler Niyazi - - 2007
A 41-year-old woman presented with complaints of increasing angina pectoris and coldness of her left arm for 1 month. Six months ago, she had undergone triple coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) including left internal mammary artery (LIMA) to left anterior descending artery (LAD) and two saphenous vein grafts to the ...
Tabata Mimiko - - 2007
We report a rare case of the ascending aortic aneurysm with an anomalous origin of the right subclavian artery. The right subclavian artery branched from the aorta as the fourth major vessel and ran behind the esophagus. Moreover, the left and right coronary arteries arose ectopically from the posterior and ...
González José Manuel Domínguez - - 2007
Large bilateral aneurysm of the subclavian artery is an infrequent entity that can progress to thrombosis, embolization, or rupture if left untreated. Treatment consists of exclusion of the aneurysm by an endovascular procedure or open surgery. We present a case of large bilateral subclavian artery aneurysm in a patient with ...
Van Noord Brandon A - - 2007
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) and stenting is commonly used to treat subclavian artery stenosis (SAS). In this study, the outcomes of 43 consecutive cases, performed at one institution from October 1997 to October 2005, were analyzed. Mean stenosis was 84.41% pre-intervention and 6.83% post-intervention. Five of the procedures were angioplasty ...
Micha John P - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Inadvertent placement of a port-a-catheter in an artery during central venous cannulation is rare and can result in devastating complications. Although traditional closure devices have been employed as prompt and adequate treatment, more innovative devices such as collagen plugs are being studied for their efficacy. CASE: We report a ...
de Souza Jorge Marcondes - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: Treatment of subclavian artery occlusion is still a matter of controversy due to the short- and long-term complications and patency issues. We report an unusual case of combined occlusion of the proximal segment of the left subclavian artery and subclavian steal phenomenon associated with bilateral occlusion of the internal ...
Meyhoefer Juergen - - 2006
We describe the closure of a subclavian artery puncture site with a percutaneous suture device after removal of a pacemaker lead 1 week after its inadvertent positioning in the left ventricle via the subclavian artery. The lead was retracted from the left ventricle into the aorta and linked to a ...
Alemanno Fernando - - 2006
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: A variety of brachial plexus block techniques via the interscalene approach have been proposed. We describe here a new middle interscalene perivascular approach to the brachial plexus. To verify its effectiveness, we studied 719 patients scheduled for shoulder arthroscopy. Furthermore, to verify the accuracy of the proposed ...
Woo Edward Y - - 2006
Thoracic endografting offers many advantages over open repair. However, delivery of the device can be difficult and may necessitate adjunctive procedures. We describe our techniques for preserving perfusion to the left subclavian artery despite endograft coverage to obtain a proximal seal zone. We reviewed our experience with the Talent thoracic ...
de Graaff J C - - 2006
We report transection and embolization to the heart of a subclavian venous catheter in an immobilized and mechanical ventilated patient. The catheter tip was retrieved using a percutaneous method via the left femoral vein. Mechanical compression of the subclavian venous catheter at the costoclavicular area is termed pinch-off syndrome. It ...
Amin Muhammad Umar - - 2006
A rare case of a 70 years old man with dysphagia secondary to compression of the oesophagus by dilated aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSA, Arteria lusoria) is presented. Contrast enhanced computed tomography of the mediastinum in our patient revealed this anomalous vessel arising from the aortic arch distal to the ...
Agarwal Gautam - - 2006
Transposition of the subclavian artery into the common carotid artery has been used commonly to treat proximal subclavian occlusions. The number of transposition operations has recently increased as part of the debranching procedure associated with placement of a thoracic endograft. The major advantage is the avoidance of a prosthetic graft ...
Kanko, M.
Subclavian steal syndrom (SSS) is a clinical entity characterized by brachial and basilar insufficiency as a result of critical proximal subclavian artery stenosis or occlusion. We report a patient of giant hypervascular thyroid nodule presenting with features of SSS. The left hand ischemia and symptoms of vertebro-basilar artery in our ...
Barlis Peter - - 2006
Although atherosclerotic disease of the subclavian artery has previously been reported to cause coronary-subclavian steal syndrome, acute myocardial infarction because of occlusion of the subclavian artery in a graft-dependent coronary circulation is an uncommon and previously unreported mode of clinical presentation. Increasingly, patients undergoing high-risk cardiopulmonary procedures have comorbidities with ...
Loukas M - - 2006
The retro-oesophageal right subclavian artery is an anatomical abnormality encountered by anatomists and pathologists and, more recently, interventional cardiologists and thoracic surgeons with an incidence of 0.2-2% in the population. We report a case of a retrotracheal right subclavian artery which originated distally along the left aortic arch and coursed ...
Müller-Bühl U - - 2006
Two patients with subclavian vein thrombosis are presented in which a balloon venoplasty led to recanalization of the subclavian vein and complete remission of clinical symptoms. In patients with extreme symptoms and unsuccessful initial catheter-directed local thrombolysis, this non-operative approach can be considered despite known favourable spontaneous outcome of subclavian ...
Asif Arif - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Access ligation has been considered to be the treatment for patients presenting with arterial steal syndrome by many nephrologists. We report results of a prospective study using comprehensive arteriography coupled with percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty (PTA) or surgical intervention to evaluate and manage steal syndrome. METHODS: Twelve consecutive patients ...
Kamiya Hiroyuki - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Here we report our surgical experiences with aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSA) aneurysm in 8 patients. METHODS: Eight patients underwent surgical treatment for ARSA aneurysm between March 1994 and June 2005. The age of these patients ranged from 20 to 75 years. The mean size of the ARSA aneurysm ...
Wolfram Dolores - - 2006
We present a woman with distinct mammahypertrophy and simultaneous catheter-associated axillary-subclavian venous thrombosis characterized only by chronically dilated collateral vein over the chest. Despite this massively dilated subcutaneous vein covering the chest on the affected side, bilateral reduction mammaplasty of modified Pitanguy method was successfully performed among protection of this ...
Gunasekaran Sengottuvelu - - 2006
Though the radial artery is an ideal site of access for coronary interventions, at times anatomical variations make this procedure complicated. We describe one such arterial aberrancy, the retroesophageal right subclavian artery or arteria lusoria, in which the right subclavian artery arises distal to the left subclavian artery. Therefore, approaching ...
Grande William - - 2006
Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) is an important treatment option for abdominal aortic aneurysms, with lower perioperative morbidity and mortality rates than open surgical aneurysm repair. However, EVAR is associated with several unique complications that are not encountered with surgical repair such as endoleaks, graft migration, and renal artery occlusion. Preservation ...
Caronno R - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Surgical revascularization of the left subclavian artery (LSA) has been performed to warrant arm perfusion and to prevent paraplegia during thoracic stent graft (SG) procedures. We retrospectively investigated the outcome after intentional occlusion of the left subclavian artery during SG repair for thoracic aortic diseases. METHODS: From December 2000 ...
Filippo Ferrara - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of subclavian stenosis percutaneous transfemoral angioplasty (PTA)-treatment in patients with intermittent or complete subclavian steal syndrome (SSS), and coronary-subclavian steal syndrome (C-SSS) after left internal mammary artery-interventricular anterior artery (LIMA-IVA) by pass graft. METHODS: We studied 42 patients with coronary subclavian steal syndrome subdivided in ...
Wojciuk Jerzy - - 2006
Athletes performing repetitive movements can develop arterial injuries. These are uncommon. We present a case of bilateral subclavian/axillary artery stenosis in a female patient referred to the rapid access chest pain clinic with a presumptive diagnosis of angina. Her symptoms were related to limb ischemia rather than cardiac insufficiency. Detailed ...
Gimelli Giorgio - - 2006
The purpose of this report is to explore angioplasty and stenting with cerebral embolic protection as a salvage procedure for a compromised carotid-subclavian bypass in the presence of antegrade vertebral artery flow. A 76-year-old woman with a carotid-subclavian bypass presented with graft infection. Failure of medical therapy to treat the ...
Hoppe Hanno - - 2006
Aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSA) aneurysms are rare but carry a high risk of rupture and require early elective treatment. The present report describes a 60-year-old man with an asymptomatic ARSA aneurysm for whom surgical treatment would have been associated with a high degree of risk. The ARSA aneurysm was ...
Tatum Gregory H - - 2006
Congestive heart failure in the neonate is usually due to intracardiac anomalies or cardiac dysfunction. Extracardiac causes are rare. PATIENT: We report a newborn infant who presented with respiratory distress and cardiomegaly. RESULT: Echocardiography identified a dilated right subclavian artery and vein and superior vena cava. Magnetic resonance imaging confirmed ...
Beattie L M - - 2006
Neonatal stroke may occur silently. Identification of potential embolic pathways unique to the neonate is important when investigating the aetiology of infarction and arterial occlusion, and preventing further episodes. This is a case report of an infant with venous thrombus embolising across the foramen ovale causing cerebral infarction and subclavian ...
Lan Min-Yu - - 2006
A patient with droopy shoulder syndrome (DSS) presented postural symptoms of venous compression of the left upper limb, in addition to those of traction at the brachial plexus. An antegrade phlebography clearly demonstrated impaired patency of the subclavian vein on neck extension. Recognition and management of the compromised venous drainage ...
Naik-Mathuria Bindi - - 2006
Subclavian artery puncture is an infrequent complication of subclavian vein cannulation. In spite of the limited ability to apply direct pressure to the bleeding vessel, significant hematoma or exsanguinating bleeding rarely occurs. This study was a retrospective chart review of a neonate who underwent extrapleural repair of a tracheo-esophageal fistula ...
Hurley Wendy L - - 2006
To introduce the case of a collegiate baseball player who suffered an atraumatic subclavian vein thrombosis. This case presents an opportunity to discuss the diagnosis and treatment of a 22-year-old male with a thrombosis of his right subclavian vein. Upper extremity deep venous thrombosis is an uncommon vascular problem, occurring ...
Naz Iram - - 2006
Subclavian artery occlusive disease is usually secondary to persistent compression caused by thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) and rarely due to focal atherosclerosis. Emboli from diseased vessel can flow retrograde to the vertebral or carotid arteries to produce ischemic infarct with or without neurological deficit. We are reporting two cases of ...
Kazuyu Ebe / Sakae ...
Rupture of subclavian artery aneurysms is rare. We report a case of a 67-year-old woman with malignant schwannoma who developed fatal repture of a subclavian artery aneurysm probably induced by a complication to the lung was demonstrated by CT, MRI, and radiography
Kanko M - - 2006
Subclavian steal syndrome (SSS) is a clinical entity characterized by brachial and basilar insufficiency as a result of critical proximal subclavian artery stenosis or occlusion. We report a patient of giant hypervascular thyroid nodule presenting with features of SSS. The left hand ischemia and symptoms of vertebro-basilar artery in our ...
Peterson Brian G - - 2006
A rapidly increasing number of thoracic aortic lesions are now treated by endoluminal exclusion by using stent grafts. Many of these lesions abut the great vessels and limit the length of the proximal landing zone. Various methods have been used to address this issue. We report our experience with subclavian ...
Yang Hongyu - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Diffuse dermal angiomatosis is rare and usually considered a variant of reactive angioendotheliomatosis. It generally involves the extremities of patients with severe vascular disease and other comorbidities. Two patients with breast involvement have been described; however, neither had a relevant medical history or a vaso-occlusive disorder, but both had ...
Ota Takeyoshi - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: Kommerell's diverticulum, which is a rare condition, is a congenital abnormality of the aortic arch. The strategy of surgical treatment for Kommerell's diverticulum has not been established. METHODS: Between 1994 and 2004, 6 patients underwent surgery for Kommerell's diverticulum at our institute. Diagnoses included right aortic arch with aberrant ...
Purkayastha S - - 2006
We report the case of a 1 1/2-year-old female child, who developed symptomatic hemorrhage from major aorto-pulmonary collaterals after surgery for Tetralogy of Fallot. During the course of embolization of the aorto-pulmonary collaterals, we discovered the presence of direct origin of the left internal and external carotid arteries from the ...
Tan Teng-Yeow - - 2006
PURPOSE: Increased blood flow velocity in the contralateral vertebral artery (VA) is a common finding in subclavian steal syndrome, but its clinical relevance is not known. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the degree of velocity increase in the contralateral VA correlated with the severity of the ...
Rigatelli Gianluca - - 2006
PURPOSE: Early and accurate diagnosis of peripheral atherosclerosis is of paramount importance for global management of patients with known coronary artery disease (CAD). We sought to retrospectively evaluate the clinical relevance of significant subclavian artery stenosis (SAS) and abdominal vessel stenosis or aneurysm (AVA) in patients undergoing coronary angiography. SUBJECTS ...
Marquardt F - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: Reverse flow in the internal thoracic artery (ITA) after coronary bypass surgery due to an occlusion or severe stenosis of the subclavian artery is a rare situation. Symptoms can be recurrent and intermittent angina pectoris in the case of a coronary-subclavian steal (CSSS) or-in addition with cerebral symptoms-in the ...
Kapetanakis Emmanouil I - - 2006
Blunt injury to the right subclavian artery is a rare complication of severe deceleration trauma often associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We describe an atypical presentation in a patient who sustained a traumatic avulsion of his right subclavian artery arising off the aortic arch. An interposition graft was used ...
Takeyama Hiromitsu - - 2006
PURPOSE: With central venous catheterization, each additional vein puncture raises the risk of complications. We assessed the rate of failure and complications using a limiting rule whereby the number of needle passes for subclavian vein catheterization was restricted to three. METHODS: A prospective clinical trial was conducted between September 2001 ...
Burbridge Brent - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Ultrasound guidance for central and peripheral venous access has been proven to improve success rates and reduce complications of venous cannulation. Appropriately trained and experienced operators add significantly to diminished patient morbidity related to venous access procedures. We discuss a patient who required an arterial stent-graft to prevent arterial ...
Takach Thomas J - - 2006
Pain occurs frequently in high-performance athletes and is most often due to musculoskeletal injury or strain. However, athletes who participate in sports that require highly frequent, repetitive limb motion can also experience pain from an underlying arteriopathy, which causes exercise-induced ischemia. We reviewed the clinical records and follow-up care of ...
Riezebos R K - - 2006
A set of images in which a pacemaker lead replacement procedure was complicated by occlusion of the proximal subclavian vein is presented. However, this was not detected on venography performed before the procedure. Physicians should be aware of a more proximal occlusion of the subclavian vein while replacing pacemaker leads, ...
Takach Thomas J - - 2006
Coronary-subclavian steal syndrome entails the reversal of blood flow in a previously constructed internal mammary artery coronary conduit, which produces myocardial ischemia. The most frequent cause of the syndrome is atherosclerotic disease in the ipsilateral, proximal subclavian artery. Although coronary-subclavian steal was initially reported to be rare, the increasing documentation ...
Atay Yuksel - - 2006
Aberrant subclavian artery (arteria lusoria) is a rare congenital anomaly that usually does not produce symptoms. Symptomatic patients require surgical intervention. The operative approach to correct this condition has been controversial. Herein, we describe surgical approaches to the aberrant right subclavian artery. From 2000 through 2004, 3 children and 1 ...
Chambers Christopher M - - 2005
Although open aneurysm repair remains the standard of care, the advent of endoluminal techniques and stent grafts has significant potential to improve treatment of aneurysms of the innominate and subclavian arteries. Regardless of the modality chosen, therapy must be individualized and treatments tailored on the basis of anatomic and etiologic ...
Resch Timothy A - - 2005
A 69-year-old man with previous ascending aortic repair combined with valve replacement for an ascending aortic aneurysm presented with a type 2 thoracoabdominal aneurysm and a 4.4-cm aneurysm of the right subclavian artery. Because of the anatomic location of the aneurysm and his previous operation, an innominate to carotid artery ...
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