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Güvenç Tolga Sinan TS Department of Cardiology, Kafkas University School of Medicine, Istanbul, - - 2014
Management of aortic regurgitation depends on the assessment for severity. Echocardiography remains as the most widely available tool for evaluation of aortic regurgitation. In this manuscript, we describe a novel parameter, jet length/velocity ratio, for the diagnosis of severe aortic regurgitation. A total of 30 patients with aortic regurgitation were ...
Jin Shufang S Department of Oromaxillofacial-Head and Neck Oncology, Faculty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology, Shanghai, - - 2014
To assess an alternative method for buccal reconstruction using a superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator flap (SCIP) with preoperative color Doppler sonography mapping. From January 2014 to June 2014, we enrolled six patients with buccal defects that occurred following cancer resection. Surgical procedures, superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator flap anatomy, ...
Medved Fabian F Department of Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, BG Trauma Center, Eberhard-Karls University Tuebingen, Schnarrenbergstr. 95, 72076 Tuebingen, - - 2014
Existing anatomic descriptions of the superficial temporal artery (STA) are mainly based on cadaver studies and do not accurately reflect the in vivo situation. In this study, the anatomical course and branching pattern of the STA were analyzed with digital subtraction angiographies (DSAs). DSAs of 93 Caucasian individuals between 16- ...
Zahnd Guillaume G Biomedical Imaging Group Rotterdam, Departments of Radiology and Medical Informatics, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Longitudinal kinetics (LOKI) of the arterial wall consists of the shearing motion of the intima-media complex over the adventitia layer in the direction parallel to the blood flow during the cardiac cycle. The aim of this study was to investigate the local variability of LOKI amplitude along the length of ...
Jeon Eui-Yong EY Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Anyang-city, Kyungki-do - Republic of - - 2014
Direct measurement of venous length is easy to cause contamination during bedside insertion of peripherally inserted central venous catheter (PICC). It is necessary to provide an equation for proper estimate of catheter length in case of bedside insertion of PICC in relation to patient height. For 165 PICC cases through ...
Lee Kevin K Division of Vascular Surgery, Western University, London, Ontario, - - 2014
Purpose : To determine conformability of stent-grafts in endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) using centerline of flow measurements and to compare conformability in patients with severe aortoiliac tortuosity. Methods : From 2012 to 2013, 111 consecutive patients (98 men; mean age 75.4±7.7 years) underwent endovascular aneurysm repair with Endurant I and ...
Haruta Shusuke S Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Toranomon Hospital, 2-2-2 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-8470, - - 2014
Little is known about the vascular and lymphatic distribution of the pyloric antrum in the stomach. We focused on the infrapyloric region containing the infrapyloric artery (IPA) and lymph nodes. The anatomy of the IPA and its associated lymph nodes was clinically elucidated during 156 laparoscopic gastrectomies. Most of the ...
Park Sung Ii SI Department of Radiology, Research Institute of Radiological Science, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 120-752, Republic of Korea, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to prospectively compare the efficacy and controllability of pushable coil and detachable coil during embolization of gastroduodenal artery (GDA) while performing percutaneous implantation of port-catheter system for hepatic artery infusion chemotherapy. Fifty patients (M:F = 42:8, age: 31-81 years) with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing port-catheter system implantation ...
De Bock S S IBiTech, bioMMeda, iMinds future health department,Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2014
Endovascular treatment for patients with a proximal neck anatomy outside instructions for use is an ongoing topic of debate in endovascular aneurysm repair. This paper employs the finite element method to offer insight into possible adverse effects of deploying a stent graft into an angulated geometry. The effect of angulation, ...
Partsakhashvili J J Department of Visceral and Vascular Surgery at "Traumatolgy" Ltd. Hospital, Tbilisi, Georgia; Department of General-, Visceral- and Vascular Surgery, University of Halle-Wittenberg, - - 2014
A consensus correlating the length of the internal carotid artery stenosis (short vs. long) to the preferred Endarterectomy (Conventional Vs. Eversion) and type of anesthesia (General Vs. cervical blockade) implemented has not yet been met. In a collaboration study between two hospitals in Germany and Georgia, 215 patients were analyzed ...
Yang Jeyul J Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, - - 2014
Several studies have reported on the effectiveness of fronto-lateral craniotomy in reducing the operating time and post-operative complications. However, no study has practically evaluated this method from the cosmetic point of view. We designed this study for comparison of the clinical differences and cosmetic outcomes between the frontolateral craniotomy and ...
Choi Yoon Ji YJ Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Seoul Paik Hospital, College of Medicine, Inje University, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
The present study aimed to evaluate whether right subclavian vein (SCV) catheter insertion depth can be predicted reliably by the distances from the SCV insertion site to the ipsilateral clavicular notch directly (denoted as I-IC), via the top of the SCV arch, or via the clavicle (denoted as I-T-IC and ...
Dzier┼╝anowski J J Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland. - - 2014
The aim of this study was to investigate the morphometry of the posterior communicating artery (PCoA), on the basis of angio-computed tomography (CT), and to give proof of the mathematical definition of the term "hypopal sia of the PCoA". One hundred 3-dimensional (3D) angio-CT images, performed in adult patients with ...
Ahn Ho-Young HY Department of Neurosurgery, Daejeon St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Daejeon, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate demographic and clinical factors affecting the common femoral artery diameter and length, and anatomical relationship between the femoral head and the common femoral artery during angiography. We retrospectively reviewed 109 femoral angiograms. We collected the clinical data of the patients and estimated ...
DeNino Walter F WF Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, - - 2014
Valve sparing root replacement (VSRR) is an attractive option for the management of aortic root aneurysms with a normal native aortic valve. Therefore, we reviewed our experience with a modification of the David V VSRR and compared it with stented pericardial bioprosthetic valve conduit (BVC) root replacement in an age-matched ...
Nielsen T K TK Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark; Department of Anesthesiology, Regional Hospital of Randers, Randers, - - 2014
Hemorrhagic shock may trigger an inflammatory response and acute lung injury. The combination adenosine, lidocaine (AL) plus Mg(2+) (ALM) has organ-protective and anti-inflammatory properties with potential benefits in resuscitation.The aims of this study were to investigate: (1) pulmonary function and inflammation after hemorrhagic shock; (2) the effects of ALM/AL on ...
Zhao Zi-Gang ZG Institute of Microcirculation, Hebei North University, Zhangjiakou, - - 2014
To determine the role of mesenteric lymph reperfusion (MLR) on endotoxin translocation in brain to discuss the mechanism of brain injury subjected to superior mesenteric artery occlusion (SMAO) shock. Twenty-four rats were randomly assigned to MLR, SMAO, MLR+SMAO and sham groups. MLR was performed by clamping the mesenteric lymph duct ...
Tamaki Wataru W Department of Pediatric Cardiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, - - 2014
We describe the case of a 4-year-old boy whose clinical course after Kawasaki disease resulted in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) due to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) causing cardiogenic shock. He had developed an ischemic cardiomyopathy due to severe localized stenosis of the left main coronary artery (LCA) and went ...
Shin Beom Soo BS College of Pharmacy, Catholic University of - - 2014
Apicidin is a potential oral chemotherapeutic agent, which possesses potent anti-histone deacetylases activity. Following oral administration, the total bioavailability of apicidin was known to be low (14.2 - 19.3%). In the present study, the factors contributing to the low bioavailability of apicidin were evaluated by quantitative determination of absorption fraction ...
Sufian S S Center for Vein Restoration, Greenbelt, Maryland, - - 2014
To evaluate the incidence of heat-induced thrombosis, its progression and risk factors that may contribute to its formation after endovenous laser ablation. This was a prospective evaluation of all patients who had endovenous laser ablation of the great saphenous vein, accessory saphenous vein, and small saphenous vein using 1470 nm wavelength ...
Carter Howard H HH M408 School of Sports Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia, - - 2014
Shear stress is a known stimulus to vascular adaptation in humans. However, it is not known whether thermoregulatory reflex increases in blood flow and shear can induce conduit artery adaptation. Ten healthy young volunteers therefore underwent 8 weeks of 3 × weekly bouts of 30 min lower limb heating (40 °C) during which the upper ...
Akimoto Takehide T Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Shizuoka General Hospital, Shizuoka, Shizuoka, - - 2014
To our knowledge, no previous study has described the measurement of the tensile strength of the human aortic adventitia. In the present study, we examined the relationship between the tension and length of the aortic adventitia resected from the aortic wall of patients with acute aortic dissection. We obtained rectangular ...
Joshi Dhiraj D Department of Clinical Radiology, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton, UK, BN2 - - 2014
Popliteal artery aneurysm (PAA) is a focal dilatation and weakening of the popliteal artery. If left untreated, the aneurysm may thrombose, rupture or the clot within the aneurysm may embolise causing severe morbidity. PAA may be treated surgically by performing a bypass from the arterial segment proximal to the aneurysm ...
de Oliveira Góes Junior Adenauer Marinho AM Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP-Brazil). Electronic address: - - 2013
To evaluate vascular flow through temporary vascular shunts inserted into peripheral arteries and veins and the repercussion on the arterial perfusion, of venous ligation and venous shunt insertion in an experimental model for damage control. Experimental study in pigs. Animals were distributed in 5 groups: group 1- right external iliac ...
Alizadeh-Ghavidel Alireza A Heart Valve Disease Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR - - 2013
Mitral valve repair has shown superior results compared to mitral valve replacement in patients with mitral valve prolapse. Using premeasured neochordae (the loop technique) has been proposed for both anterior and posterior leaflet repairs. However, there are two major problems that are usually experienced using this method. One is deciding ...
White R N - - 2013
To describe the anatomy of congenital portosystemic shunts emanating from the left gastric vein in dogs and cats. A retrospective review of a consecutive series of dogs and cats managed for congenital portosystemic shunts. Forty-six dogs and 27 cats met the inclusion criteria of a congenital portosystemic shunt emanating from ...
Scott Daniel J - - 2013
Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) is a potentially lifesaving maneuver in the setting of hemorrhagic shock. However, emergent use of REBOA is limited by existing technology, which requires large sheath arterial access and fluoroscopy-guided balloon positioning. The objectives of this study were to describe a new, fluoroscopy-free ...
Thomas Matthew P - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Post-cardiotomy cardiogenic shock is an infrequent devastating complication with few options for support. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We present a case highlighting use of the Impella 5.0 (ABIOMED; Danvers, MA) for postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock after coronary artery bypass and bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement. RESULTS: Support was maintained for 7 days ...
Iannucci Glen J - - 2013
A newborn with double outlet right ventricle, malposed great vessels, hypoplastic aortic arch, and coarctation of the aorta with no restriction to pulmonary blood flow underwent palliation with arch augmentation and placement of an intraluminal Dacron patch pulmonary artery band (PAB). She subsequently presented in shock because of profound hemolytic ...
Pawale Amit - - 2013
A 47-year-old woman with a mechanical mitral valve underwent a catheter-based atrial fibrillation ablation procedure, which was complicated by the dislodgment and immediate embolization of one of the valve leaflets. Acute severe mitral regurgitation and cardiogenic shock developed, necessitating emergency reoperative mitral valve re-replacement. She subsequently underwent a successful staged ...
Kaul Pankaj - - 2013
We present the case of a 68 year old Caucasian woman, in extremis, with left hemiparesis and right hemothorax, in hypovolemic shock, secondary to a blow-out of a large penetrating ulcer at the junction of innominate trunk and aortic arch. She underwent interposition graft replacement of innominate trunk and repair ...
Zhu Yu - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have demonstrated differences among organs in terms of shock-induced vascular reactivity and a role for adenosine A2A receptors (A2ARs) in protection against ischemia/reperfusion injury. However, the contributions of A2ARs to organ-specific vascular reactivity and the protection of vascular responsiveness following shock are currently unknown. METHODS: We investigated ...
Currie S - - 2013
Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) exposed to an acute heat shock (1h at 25°C after raising water temperature from 13°C to 25°C over 4h) mount a significant catecholamine response. The present study investigated the proximate mechanisms underlying catecholamine mobilization. Trout exposed to heat shock in vivo exhibited a significant reduction in ...
Kumar Santosh - - 2013
Spontaneous rupture of adrenal pheochromocytoma is an extremely rare condition which presents as an abdominal catastrophe. Unrecognized, this transformation can rapidly lead to death. We report a case of a 63-year-old male who presented with hemorrhagic shock secondary to ruptured adrenal pheochromocytoma. The clinical course is notable for immediate transarterial ...
Soeda Takeshi - - 2013
An emergent operation was performed on a 73-year-old woman with massive hematuria and serious shock. A computed tomography (CT) revealed that the cause of the shock was hemorrhage from an aneurysm into the ureter, with resultant massive hematuria. During surgery, we observed that the ureter was encased into the wall ...
Aggarwal Nidhi - - 2013
Pulmonary artery (PA) catheterisation has been performed for over four decades. It is utilised in intensive care units and perioperatively to titrate fluid and pressor therapy. Major and minor complications have been reported. The catheter can infrequently loop and coil in the right atrium, right ventricle and superior vena cava ...
Lichtenstein D D Service de Réanimation Médicale, Hôpital Ambroise-Paré, Université Paris-Ouest, - - 2013
The assessment of acute circulatory failure is a challenge in absence of solid gold standard. It is suggested that artifacts generated by lung ultrasound can be of help. The FALLS-protocol (Fluid Administration Limited by Lung Sonography) follows Weil's classification of shocks. Firstly, it searches for pericardial fluid, then right heart ...
Pillarisetti Jayasree - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Massive pulmonary embolism (PE) complicated with shock has an extremely high mortality rate with medical treatment. Since access to emergency vascular surgery or endovascular specialists is not readily available in most centers, patients are frequently treated with thrombolytic agents delivered via a peripheral venous access. Patients with shock, however, ...
Yang Qiwei Q Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA. - - 2012
High-altitude long-term hypoxia (LTH) is known to induce pulmonary arterial smooth muscle cell (PASMC) proliferation in the fetus, leading to pulmonary arterial remodeling and pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. The mechanisms underlying these conditions remain enigmatic however. We hypothesized that epigenetic alterations in fetal PASMC induced by high-altitude LTH may ...
Chao Alexander - - 2012
Temporary vascular shunts (TVSs) are relied on frequently in the current military theater. Details of their physiology and outcome are of increasing interest and needed to further define their place in the management of trauma. This study was conducted using a porcine hemorrhagic shock model and aimed to 1) establish ...
Li Tao T Laboratory of Anesthesiology and Translational Neuroscience Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, - - 2013
This study was designed to investigate whether polymerized human placenta hemoglobin (PolyPHb) attenuated hemorrhagic shock-induced lung injury. A mean arterial pressure (MAP) of 30mmHg was maintained for 60 min. Then, all the rats were randomly resuscitated with hetastarch, whole blood, or PolyPHb. The result indicated that PolyPHb greatly improved the ...
Lu Tzong-Shi TS Department of Medicine, Renal Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Room 120, 41 Ave Louis Pasteurb, Boston, MA 02115, - - 2012
Vascular calcification (VC) is a significant contributor to cardiovascular mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and coronary artery disease (CAD). Osteo/chondrocytic transformation and simultaneous dedifferentiation of smooth muscle cells (SMCs) are important in the pathogenesis of VC. Heat-shock protein 72 (HSP72) is a cardioprotective inducible heat-shock protein that ...
Jaussaud N - - 2012
AIM: The goal of this study was to identify physical characteristics of primary intimal tears in patients arriving to the hospital alive with acute type A aortic dissection using 64-multislice computerized tomography (MSCT) in order to determine anatomic feasibility of endovascular stent-grafting (ESG) for future treatment. METHODS: Radiology database was ...
Hwang In Cheol - - 2012
Many studies have attempted to develop relatively simple and easy noninvasive measurements of atherosclerosis (NIMA), and each NIMA assesses different atherosclerotic properties. We, therefore, investigated the association between metabolic syndrome (MetS) components and different NIMAs. This study included 1,132 Korean subjects over 20 years of age who had visited a ...
Talati Megha M Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennesse, - - 2012
The pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary hypertension is poorly understood. This paper utilized histology-based Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry (MALDI MS) to identify as-yet unknown proteins that may be associated with the structural changes in the pulmonary arterial walls of patients with IPAH. The technology identified significant increases in two ...
Bal Simerpreet S - - 2011
Metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components are associated with increased risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease. Relationship of MetS to carotid atherosclerosis has not been documented well in North Indian population. (1) To determine the incidence of metabolic syndrome in asymptomatic healthy young North Indian population; (2) to evaluate individuals ...
Marone E M - - 2011
Optimal treatment for synchronous aortic aneurysms is still debated. Staged repair is advocated as the standard of care. Its disadvantage however is the consistent risk of rupture of the untreated aortic segment during recovery; moreover a considerable percentage of patients either refuse the second stage or is lost to follow-up. ...
Rapacciuolo Antonio - - 2011
Here we report a case of a 79-year-old woman with inferior myocardial infarction, transferred to our cath lab to perform a primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI). During the procedure, a massive dissection complicated the thrombotic lesion of the right coronary artery (RCA). In this case, we decided to use the ...
Liu Ligang - - 2011
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of transventricular-transseptal approach (TVSA) for extrapleural trans-catheter aortic valved stent implantation via a subxyphoidian access. Methods: In five porcine experiments (52.3±10.9kg) the right ventricle was exposed via subxyphoidian access. Under the guidance of intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) and fluoroscopy, the ...
Abdou Sayed M - - 2011
The optimal technique for bifurcation stenting of distal Left main (LM) lesions remains unestablished and controversial. Some techniques with superior stent apposition, such as culotte technique were supposed to be associated with lower rate of stent thrombosis. However, with culotte technique, the double-stent layer at the carina and in the ...
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