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Deorsola Luca L Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Division, Ospedale Infantile Regina Margherita, Turin, Italy. Electronic address: - - 2014
The surgical treatment of neonatal aortic coarctation is usually accomplished with a termino-terminal anastomosis or a subclavian flap. The use of a patch to enlarge the isthmal narrowing may be an alternative but is frequently complicated by aneurysmal dilatation on the aortic wall opposite to the patch, probably because it ...
Wang Wenhui W 1 Hospital of Lanzhou University, Lanzhou City, Gansu Province, China. Electronic address: - - 2014
Endovascular treatment of bilateral common iliac artery aneurysms (CIAAs) is a promising alternative to open surgical repair. However, endovascular treatment is challenging when the CIAAs have short proximal necks and internal iliac artery needs to be preserved. We report a case of a 62-year-old man who presented with bilateral CIAAs ...
Vajpayee Atulabh A Advanced Neurocare Institute, GBH American Hospital, Udaipur-Rajasthan, - - 2014
Radiation induced carotid stenosis (RICS) is known but challenging complication of head and neck irradiation. Endovascular revascularization is preferred treatment modality than surgical revascularization. Sometimes endovascular treatment may be difficult in view of long segment of stenosis and associated pseudoaneurysm. We report a unique technique of carotid stenting named as ...
Kishino Mitsuhiro M Departments of Radiology and Pediatrics, Perinatal and Maternal Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, - - 2014
Transarterial embolization is an established treatment for uterine arteriovenous malformation (AVM); however, in some cases, transarterial embolization is difficult. We present balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration as an alternative endovascular treatment for uterine AVM. A 24-year-old woman was diagnosed with uterine AVM. Her medical treatments were ineffective, and selective embolization was ...
Mutlu Serhat S Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Training and Research Hospital, ─░stanbul, - - 2014
We report a case of a pseudoaneurysm of the medial circumflex femoral artery that presented 4 months following cementless left total hip arthroplasty (THA). A successful embolization was achieved using super-selective catheterization and coil embolization. Arterial complications associated with THA are remarkably rare. Endovascular techniques have been shown to be ...
Kadziolka Krzysztof - - 2013
Acute thromboembolic periprocedural events during endovascular intracranial aneurysm treatment are mostly treated with intravenous or intra-arterial pharmacological thrombolysis. The present report describes a case of mechanical thrombectomy as a rescue treatment that may be an acceptable alternative to the current strategies. The feasibility and safety of stent retrievers in such ...
Roselló José Morales - - 2013
To show the clinical utility of the vertebral artery Doppler as an alternative to the middle cerebral artery Doppler in the follow-up of fetuses affected with early-onset growth restriction (FGR). We present a group of fetuses with early-onset FGR in which the vertebral artery resistance (VA RI) and pulsatility indices ...
Hogendoorn Wouter - - 2013
To report the use of Aptus HeliFX EndoAnchors for endovascular treatment of a proximal type I endoleak after previous endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). An 81-year-old man had been treated with EVAR after a ruptured 12 x 11cm AAA. Standard computed tomographic angiography (CTA) ...
Esteban Carlos - - 2013
We show the use of a proximal scalloped stent graft for an pseudoaneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta to avoid occlusion of the left subclavian artery. A 63-year-old man with sudden onset dysphonia was diagnosed with left vocal fold paralysis and the presence of a lung mass. A computed tomography ...
Desai Naman S - - 2013
Bilateral spontaneous renal artery dissection is extremely rare with computed tomography angiography being an efficient noninvasive alternative to catheter angiography for its diagnosis. We report the case of a 65-year-old woman with bilateral spontaneous renal artery dissection resulting in bilateral renal infarctions and hydroureteronephrosis.
Ierardi Anna Maria - - 2013
Several substances have been used in an attempt to sclerose biliary ducts associated with persistent biliary-cutaneous fistula (BCF). The AMPLATZER Vascular Plug (AVP; AGA Medical, USA) system is a recently developed endovascular occlusion device, introduced as an alternative to permanent embolic materials (metallic coils or acrylic glue), in the occlusion ...
Kim Shi Nae - - 2013
We report a case of unilateral blindness and panophthalmoplegia after hyaluronic acid injection into the dorsum of the nose in a healthy young woman. Microspheres of hyaluronic acid are popular fillers for facial rejuvenation. While ocular side effects from injections in the nose and face have been reported following turbinate ...
Sung Ho Kyung - - 2013
Thoracoscopic needle aspiration is a good alternative for a centrally-located solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) suspected of being lung cancer without severe pleural adhesion. The authors report the technique of thoracoscopic needle aspiration biopsy in a SPN just in the medial aspect of the truncus anterior pulmonary artery and the right ...
Zong Gang-Jun - - 2013
We investigated the effects of percutaneous valved stent implantation in the ascending aorta as an alternative treatment for aortic regurgitation in a canine model. A total of 16 healthy dogs weighing an average of 18.3 ± 2.1 kg were used for the establishment of animal models of chronic aortic regurgitation by ...
Unal Ertekin Utku EU Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Turkey Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, - - 2013
Vascular complications of Behçet's disease include occlusion of vessels and arterial aneurysm formation, which is prone to rupture. Early type II endoleak repair following an endovascular stent-graft procedure for a ruptured descending aortic aneurysm in a 31-year-old man with Behçet's disease is described. Endovascular stent-grafts provide an important alternative in ...
Fujiwara Keiichi K Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Pediatric Cardiology, Heart Center, Hyogo Prefectural Amagasaki Hospital, Hyogo, - - 2013
A 35-month-old boy with severe truncal valve regurgitation underwent successful repair by tricuspidization using raphe slicing and an extension technique with glutaraldehyde-treated autologous pericardium. His truncal valve regurgitation improved from severe to mild 5 years postoperatively. Tricuspidization using raphe slicing and valve extension with autologous pericardium might be one of ...
Wei Sung-Tai - - 2013
Venous air embolism is a serious complication during a neurosurgical procedure. Here is a case of a massive venous air embolism causing cardiac arrest in the supine position surgery. Identifying the alternative inflation and collapse of the sinus and taking emergency measures to avoid catastrophic result are important.
Zhou Weimin - - 2013
Aortic arch pseudoaneurysm is a rare condition but carries a high risk of rupture. We report a case of a 45-year-old man with aortic arch pseudoaneurysm between left common carotid artery (LCCA) and left subclavian artery (LSA), in which a endovascular stent graft combined with double chimneys covered stents were ...
Trehan Vijay K - - 2013
Stent dislodgment during percutaneous coronary intervention is a rare complication. We report a case of successful retrieval of a deformed coronary stent through alternative transfemoral approach while performing transradial procedure when the stent could not be retrieved safely from transradial route.
Dumantepe Mert - - 2013
An alternative technique for minimally invasive aortic valve replacement and atrial septal defect repair is described. After a 5-cm skin incision, a key-lock type sternotomy is made. Excellent exposure of the right atrium and aortic valve was achieved. The configuration of the mini-sternotomy (or the lock) limits the movement of ...
Cruz Juan Pablo - - 2013
Dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) of the cavernous sinus are acquired arteriovenous shunts between the dural branches of the internal and external carotid arteries and the cavernous sinus. These fistulas may present with cortical venous reflux, but more commonly drain antegradely toward the superior ophthalmic vein (SOV). Transvenous embolization is the ...
Berger Ludovic - - 2013
Type B aortic dissections complicated by pain, malperfusion, or aneurysm expansion mandate surgical intervention. Success of this therapy is predicated on exclusion and thrombosis of the false lumen of the aneurysm. This report presents a case in which cessation of flow was achieved using a covered stent graft to close ...
Calmarza Pilar - - 2013
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between apolipoprotein (a) isoforms and early atherosclerosis, assessed by carotid artery intima-media thickness in a sample of adults of the general population of Burgos, a city in the north of Spain. DESIGN AND METHODS: Lipids, lipoprotein (a), number of ...
Masden Derek L - - 2013
Vascular bypass is an accepted surgical procedure for treatment of hand and digital ischemia that is the result of identifiable arterial disease. Although vein grafts have traditionally been used as vascular conduits for reconstruction, arterial grafts present a better alternative, physiologically, for reconstruction and may result in superior outcomes. Arteries ...
Suk Oh Jung - - 2013
This study is a retrospective evaluation of an alternative technique for angioplasty of thrombosed loop hemodialysis grafts through a single vascular access. This technique can provide balloon angioplasty to the puncture site without any additional vascular accesses by using a T-shaped balloon catheter and can simplify thrombectomy procedures.
Naqvi Jawad - - 2013
Abstract A 72-year-old male presented with progressive right axial proptosis and red eye. Catheter angiography demonstrated an intraorbital arteriovenous fistula (IAVF) distal to the central retinal artery (CRA). Transvenous embolisation following direct surgical exposure of the superior ophthalmic vein (SOV) resulted in rapid resolution of his symptoms and signs. Transvenous ...
Gazi Emine - - 2013
Prosthetic heart valve thrombosis is a rare but serious complication. Surgery is the first-line therapy in symptomatic obstructive mechanical valve thrombosis, thrombolytic therapy has been used as an alternative to surgical treatment. In this case report we described a 47-year-old woman who had undergone coronary artery bypass graft and mitral ...
Rezq Ahmed - - 2012
Giant vein graft aneurysms occur infrequently after coronary artery bypass graft surgery and are most often detected incidentally during coronary angiography for suspected angina or as a mediastinal mass on chest radiographs. Hereby, we describe the percutaneous treatment of a huge right coronary artery saphenous vein bypass graft aneurysm by ...
Behjati-Ardakani Mostafa - - 2012
Critical pulmonary valve stenosis (CPVS) and atrial septal defect (ASD) is an uncommon form of congenital heart disease. Concurrent transcatheter pulmonary valvuplasty and closure of secundum atrial septal defect appears to be an interesting alternative to surgical correction. We present the simultaneous balloon valvuloplasty of critical pulmonary stenosis (PS) with ...
Poelman Janny E - - 2012
Over the past few years transcatheter heart valve implantation (THI) has become an alternative treatment for aortic valve replacement. The THI does not require a midline sternotomy or cardiopulmonary bypass and can be performed through a transfemoral or a transapical approach. In case of severe peripheral vascular disease the transapical ...
Martinez Christophe - - 2012
Penetrating injuries of the subclavian artery are associated with a high morbidity and mortality rate. Endovascular treatment with covered stents (stent grafts) has emerged as an effective alternative to surgery, but this new technique is not exempt from complications. We report the case of a male gunshot victim, treated by ...
Oikonomou Kyriakos - - 2012
Purpose : To report the use of a fenestrated cuff for endovascular treatment of a proximal type I endoleak after previous endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) that included 2 suprarenal cuffs and 2 Palmaz stents. Case Report : A 71-year-old man had been treated for an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm with ...
Uchida Naomichi - - 2012
Open stent grafting is an alternative treatment for extensive thoracic aortic replacement. However, this procedure is associated with a high incidence of spinal cord injury, which has limited its application. Multiple factors have been suggested to explain the risk of spinal cord injury, including deep delivery of the stent graft, ...
Lammy Simon - - 2012
The middle meningeal artery (MMA) is the most proximal and largest branch of the internal maxillary artery (IMA). It courses superiorly to the foramen spinosum making a sharp right angle bend entering the skull. The MMA has frontal, parietal and petrosal branches, the frontal branch being identified by its anterior ...
Nyberg Eric Mackenzie - - 2012
IntroductionTransarterial embolization with Onyx is a relatively safe and increasingly common method of treating cranial dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVF) and arteriovenous malformations (AVM). Cranial neuropathy resulting from this procedure has been reported.Case reportsThree case histories are presented in two patients treated for a DAVF and an AVM near the skull ...
Balossier Anne - - 2012
Ruptured anterior communicating artery aneurysm presenting with complete third nerve palsy is genuinely rare. We herein report one such case resulting from an interpeduncular haematoma. Three months after the coiling, the patient had fully recovered. This case adds a new branch to the aetiology-to-prognostic decision-making tree of third nerve palsies.
Gu Da-Qun - - 2012
OBJECTIVE: Recovery of aneurysm-induced oculomotor nerve paresis (ONP) after endosaccular coiling has not yet been adequately assessed. The aim of this study was to investigate the factors that affect the outcome of ONP after endovascular treatment of posterior communicating artery (PcomA) aneurysms. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively evaluated the clinical ...
Kobayashi Daisuke - - 2012
We report a 10-year-old girl who developed persistent hoarseness after stent placement for the treatment of left pulmonary artery stenosis. Laryngoscopy performed 21 months after stent placement revealed left vocal cord paralysis, presumed secondary to compression of the left recurrent laryngeal nerve by the stent. Pediatric cardiologists should be reminded ...
Patel Prakash A - - 2012
There have been rapid advances in oral anticoagulation. The oral factor Xa inhibitors rivaroxaban and apixaban and the oral direct thrombin inhibitor dabigatran recently have been rigorously evaluated. These novel anticoagulants will usher in a new paradigm for perioperative anticoagulation. Perioperative blood conservation in cardiac surgery recently has been highlighted ...
Okuno Teruaki - - 2012
Creating an experimental model of a type B aortic dissection with a minimally invasive endovascular procedure in swine to help future evaluation of therapies for aortic dissection. Aortic dissection was created in 14 swine using endovascular procedures only. Under fluoroscopy, a modified 10F outer catheter with a 14 G stiffening ...
Nakamagoe Kiyotaka - - 2012
We report a 74-year-old woman who presented with recurrent isolated abducens nerve paresis. Cranial magnetic resonance imaging revealed that the right abducens nerve was sandwiched between the right internal carotid artery and a persistent trigeminal artery (PTA) variant, which might have led to neurovascular compression of the abducens nerve, resulting ...
Motoyama Yasushi - - 2012
A 69-year-old woman without diabetes or hypertension presented with a large posterior communicating artery aneurysm projecting beneath the oculomotor nerve manifesting as a 2-week history of progressive diplopia. Neurological examination revealed external ophthalmoplegia and blepharoptosis without pupil involvement. Neuroimaging showed a large aneurysm in the left internal carotid artery projecting ...
Sarwar Umran - - 2012
A multitude of vascular conduits are available to the Cardiac Surgeon performing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft operations. The Internal Mammary Artery, Radial Artery (RA), and the Long Saphenous Vein (LSV) have proven to be excellent conduits, especially in the current era of statin usage. However, previous stripping or varicosities of ...
Yang Eunice - - 2012
Coronary artery disease is a common condition with a known heritable component that has spurred interest in genetic research for decades, resulting in a handful of candidate genes and an appreciation for the complexity of its genetic contributions. Recent advances in sequencing technologies have resulted in large-scale association studies, possibly ...
Azpurua Federico E - - 2012
A 55-year-old woman presented with dyspnea on exertion due to a right internal mammary artery-to-superior vena cava arteriovenous fistula that occurred after pacemaker lead extraction with a laser sheath. The fistula was successfully repaired by placing a covered stent in the right internal mammary artery. In this unusual location, endovascular ...
Kermani Tanaz A - - 2011
Giant cell arteritis (GCA) is a systemic vasculitis that affects the aorta and its major branches. Involvement of the ciliary artery can result in ischemic optic neuropathy and subsequent blindness, which is typically irreversible. If GCA is suspected, treatment with glucocorticoids should be initiated promptly to prevent further vision loss. ...
Tanaka Eiichi - - 2011
BACKGROUND: We have already reported the feasibility, safety, and excellent long-term results of distal pancreatectomy with en-bloc celiac axis resection (DP-CAR) for locally advanced pancreatic body cancer. An international standard for the surgical technique of DP-CAR has yet to be established. METHODS: DP-CAR was carefully performed in 42 patients in ...
Odenwald Tobias - - 2011
The last decade has generated enormous advances in the diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities for diseases of the pulmonary valve. There have been advances in all age groups from fetus to adult, with not only the development of novel treatments (fetal interventions, new surgical strategies and percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation), but ...
Tsiflikas Ilias - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to evaluate time efficiency and diagnostic reproducibility of an advanced vessel analysis software for diagnosis of carotid artery stenosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 40 patients with suspected carotid artery stenosis received head and neck DE-CTA as part of their pre-interventional workup. Acquired data were ...
Pua Uei - - 2011
Advanced Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) refers to devices and techniques used for endografting of aortic aneurysms that are considered anatomically unsuitable for conventional EVAR. Customised devices and modified use of conventional EVAR devices now overcome challenging landing zones. Fenestrated and branch devices, together with chimney and periscope techniques can be ...
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