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Jasper A A Department of Radiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital anomaly of the thoracic aorta with many known associations. We describe the case of a young man referred for management of subarachnoid hemorrhage, in whom subsequent work-up revealed the previously undescribed combination of severe postductal aortic coarctation and an absent segment of the ...
Lomonte Carlo C Nephrology Unit, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, - - 2014
Vascular access (VA) is the lifeline for the hemodialysis patient and the native arterio-venous fistula (AVF) is the first-choice access. Among the different tests used in the VA domain, color Doppler ultrasound (CD-US) plays a key role in the clinical work-up. At the present time, three are the main fields ...
Wakimoto Shoko S Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, - - 2014
It is rare for an ovarian artery aneurysm to rupture during the peripartum period, but the outcome can be catastrophic. Between 1980 and 2013, only nine cases have been reported in the English-language medical published work. We describe a patient with a left ovarian artery aneurysm that ruptured 4 days ...
Yuan S-M SM 1st Hospital of Putian, Teaching Hospital, Fujian Medical University, Putian, Fujian Province, People's Republic of China. - - 2014
Giant coronary artery aneurysm is rare. A 71-year-old female was referred to our hospital 3 months after onset of symptoms. Work-up including coronary angiogram and computed tomographic angiogram helped a definite diagnosis of a giant aneurysm of the circumflex coronary artery. The patient was conservatively managed with a close follow-up. ...
Nambala Sathyaki - - 2013
A 29-year-old female was diagnosed to have adult-type anomalous left coronary artery from pulmonary artery (ALCAPA). She underwent a two-coronary system repair using left internal mammary artery and right internal mammary artery Y (LIMA-RIMA Y) off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting and made an uneventful postoperative recovery. The usage of off-pump ...
Maga Paweł - - 2013
The purpose of this study has been to describe the microanatomy of the recurrent artery of Heubner (RAH) in detail, to deepen anatomical knowledge and aid neurosurgeons in their work. The material was obtained from cadavers (ages 31-75 years) at routine autopsy. A total of 70 human brains (39 male ...
Hou Dianju - - 2013
Successful eyelid reconstructions have been reported when using an axial nasal chondromucosal flap based on the dorsal nasal artery. The present study aimed to present a detailed anatomical description of the blood supply of the lateral nasal region and the angular artery, in order to propose the angular vessels as ...
Nakai Motoki - - 2012
PURPOSE: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of n-butyl cyanoacrylate (NBCA) injection under fluoroscopy for iatrogenic femoral artery pseudoaneurysms under temporary balloon occlusion. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This treatment was approved by the Ethics Committee of our institute, and informed consent was obtained from the patients. Three male patients aged 82, ...
Kim Ju-Youn - - 2012
The transradial approach is currently popular for vascular access during percutaneous coronary angiography and intervention. Catheter kinking during catheter manipulation is not uncommon, but mostly the kinked catheter can be unraveled by gentle rotation of catheter in the opposite direction. We describe a case in which the diagnostic catheter was ...
Majidi Shahram - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Intravascular ultrasonography (IVUS) has been used for guiding intravascular stent placement in interventional cardiology. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the feasibility of aneurysm embolization using detachable coils under IVUS guidance. METHODS: IVUS-guided embolization in conjunction with fluoroscopic imaging and subsequently alone were performed in a silicone model with a side wall ...
Botana-Rial Maribel - - 2011
Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) is a safe and effective technique for the sampling of mediastinal and hilar adenopathies. We describe the first reported case of pulmonary artery intramural hematoma after EBUS-TBNA puncture of this artery. The complication was visualized by ultrasound and resolved spontaneously.
Van Mieghem N M - - 2011
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) implies the introduction, positioning and deployment of a stented bioprosthesis in the (calcified) native aortic valve. We report an at first glance uneventful TAVI with the Medtronic Corevalve System, which was followed by transient electrocardiographic changes suggesting acute left main stem disease. The diagnosis of ...
Nishijima Isao - - 2012
Scalp arteriovenous malformations are treated by surgical excision in many patients. We report a patient with a scalp arteriovenous malformation who was successfully treated by a combination of ultrasound-guided thrombin injection (UGTI) and transarterial coil embolization. This patient was a 52-year-old man with a subcutaneous mass in the left retroauricular ...
Syed Mubin I - - 2011
Abstract Purpose: To describe an entirely percutaneous treatment for carotid artery stenting in a type IIa aortic arch via the superficial temporal artery (STA) for through-and-through guidewire access. Technique: The technique is demonstrated in an 83-year-old man status post left carotid endarterectomy 3 months prior who presented with 2.5 hours of confusion ...
Kan Peter - - 2011
Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) has provided invaluable real-time information during carotid artery stenting (CAS). We present a case of IVUS-guided thrombus extraction during CAS. A 46-year-old man underwent an urgent right CAS under proximal flow reversal for embolic protection for a hemodynamically significant symptomatic near-occlusion of the internal carotid artery. IVUS ...
Ricci Carmelo - - 2011
An innovative approach, the JAG tearing technique, was performed during thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair in a patient with previous surgical replacement of the ascending aorta with a residual uncomplicated type B aortic dissection who developed an aneurysm of the descending thoracic aorta with its lumen divided in two parts by ...
Malgor Rafael D - - 2011
Purpose: To describe technical tips for recanalization of long-segment flush superior mesenteric artery (SMA) occlusions. Technique: Ultrasound-guided left brachial artery access was gained in 2 patients with a 7F 90-cm sheath being advanced to the supraceliac aorta. The SMA stump was visualized using a selective inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) catheterization ...
Salinger-Martinović Sonja - - 2011
Dislodgement and embolization of the new generation of coronary stents before their deployment are rare but could constitute a very serious complication. We report a case of a stent dislodgement into the left main coronary artery during the primary coronary intervention of infarct related left circumflex artery in a patient ...
Dardas Petros S - - 2011
Recently, a new interventional guide catheter, the GuideLiner™ catheter, was introduced into the market as a strategy for tackling the problem of stent delivery failure. We implemented this simplified child-in-mother technique in a series of 16 challenging coronary interventions. Balloon and stent delivery was successfully achieved in all cases and ...
Dangas George D - - 2011
We sought to describe the evolution in imaging and interventional options for endovascular treatment of significant infrarenal aortic stenosis. Balloon angioplasty and stent implantation for infrarenal aortic stenosis has generally required large-sized arterial access sheaths in the past, and was typically guided by visual size assessment. Computerized tomography angiography enables ...
Oner Banu - - 2011
Purpose: The purpose of our study was to review the rate of pneumothorax following central venous access, using real-time ultrasound guidance. Materials and methods: Data related to ultrasound-guided venous puncture, for central venous access, performed between July 1, 2004 and June 30, 2008 was retrospectively and prospectively collected. Access route, ...
Binning M J - - 2011
SUMMARY: The Outreach DAC is an intermediate-sized catheter designed for use with the Merci clot retriever in acute stroke. We investigated its utility as an adjunctive device during AVM pedicle embolization. In the authors' opinion, the DAC provided additional guide-catheter and microcatheter support, improved selective angiographic visualization of AVM angioarchitecture, ...
Clarençon Frédéric - - 2011
BACKGROUND AND IMPORTANCE:: To present the feasibility of using the Ascent® balloon, a new double lumen remodeling balloon, for a new two-in-one technique allowing coiling through the lumen of the balloon and no use of an additional coiling microcatheter. CLINICAL PRESENTATION:: A 55 year-old woman presented with a 7.7 mm ...
Chaudhary Neeraj - - 2011
Objective To describe our experience with very distal placement of the Neuron 6 F 0.053 inch inner luminal diameter guide catheter (Penumbra Inc, San Leandro, California, USA) within the intracranial and extracranial vasculature to allow treatment of various neurovascular pathologies. Previously, this was thought to be only possible with a ...
Binning Mandy J - - 2011
The authors report a unique case of an intramedullary cerebellar hemangioblastoma that was supplied by a persistent hypoglossal artery. In this case, recognition of the persistent hypoglossal artery through angiographic imaging was crucial in identifying tumor blood supply and in guiding the decision to perform a craniotomy without tumor embolization.
Dolch Michael E - - 2011
In acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with severe hypoxemia or respiratory acidosis, veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV-ECMO) ensures oxygenation and decarboxylation. Commonly, simultaneous cannulation of jugular and femoral veins is used for VV-ECMO. A recently introduced dual-lumen cannula for VV-ECMO promises single vessel access through the right internal jugular vein ...
Matsukage Takashi - - 2011
We report a case of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) where a 6 French (Fr) guiding catheter could not be advanced through extremely tortuous subclavian and brachiocephalic arteries with a right transradial approach. Downsizing from a 6 Fr to 5 Fr guiding catheter was effective to reach to the coronary cusp, ...
Pelagatti Cecilia - - 2011
Purpose: Appropriate tip position of totally implantable central venous catheters is essential in order to prevent catheter-related complications, in particular thrombosis. Endovascular electrocardiography is an economic and safe method to guide placement of catheters into the central veins. Although widely utilized, there is still lack of conclusive evidence about its ...
From Aaron M - - 2011
Objectives: We evaluated a sheathless transradial technique for interventions using standard five and six French nonhydrophilic guiding catheters. Background: Miniaturization of transradial interventions may serve to improve patient comfort and reduce the risk of access-site complications. Guiding catheters carry an outer diameter approximately 2 Fr sizes smaller than their corresponding ...
Tamura Yoji - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Double superficial temporal artery (STA) to middle cerebral artery (MCA) bypass surgery has typically involved more than one linear incision. In this report, we demonstrate how the procedure can be performed through a single linear skin incision over the parietal branch of the STA. METHODS: Initial dissection of the ...
Cathenis Koen - - 2011
The use of the internal mammary artery for coronary artery bypass grafting is common. We describe a patient with chronic renal insufficiency who had no need for dialysis, and who suffered from breast necrosis after coronary artery bypass grafting with internal mammary artery harvesting due to calciphylaxis. The histology report ...
Tao Youlun - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The rat skin flap model has been widely used in experimental flap survival studies; however, most of these have been qualitative studies. The purpose of this study was to investigate the quantitative relationship between the diameter of a cutaneous artery and the area of skin that it supplies, and ...
Batra Chander Mohan - - 2011
We present the case of a 55 yr female who had recurrent severe hypoglycemic attacks with neuroglycopenic symptoms and altered sensorium including coma. The hypoglycemic episodes were not related to fasting. The hypoglycemia was hyperinsulinemic but all imaging modalities for insulinoma were negative. Selective arterial calcium stimulation test localized the ...
Ikegami Toru - - 2011
Although antegrade en bloc distal pancreatectomy is appropriate for invasive distal pancreatic malignancies, this technique is not easy to perform because the end-point of deep vertical resections cannot be controlled. This report describes the usefulness of the application of hanging maneuver in performing the radical surgery. A tape for guidance ...
Collins J E - - 2011
Objective: To report the use of an axial pattern flap based on the cranial cutaneous branch of the saphenous artery to close a skin defect left on the medial crus after mast cell tumour removal. Case report: A seven-year-old, 32.41kg, neutered male mixed-breed dog had a mast cell tumour incompletely ...
Shimizu Yosuke - - 2011
The internal thoracic artery (ITA) is an important graft for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Conventionally, median sternotomy or three thoracoports has been necessary to harvest ITA. We examined a linear skeletonization technique in a porcine model using an ultrasonic surgical aspirator and electrothermal bipolar tissue sealing system via a ...
Jiang Wei-Jian - - 2011
Background and aim High resolution MR imaging (HRMRI) has been used to study intracranial atherosclerotic plaques. How HRMRI guided our decision making process in endovascular intervention of basilar artery (BA) atherosclerotic disease is reported. Methods 3 patients with symptomatic BA atherosclerotic disease underwent BA wall HRMRI under a 3 T ...
Milgram Joshua - - 2011
Objective: To describe the cutaneous portion of the facial artery in cats and an axial pattern flap based on a branch of this artery. Study Design: Ex vivo study. Sample Population: Cat cadavers (n=12). Methods: The common carotid artery was identified, cannulated, and infused with methylene blue to assist in ...
Noordzij Marjon J - - 2012
Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) have a pivotal role in atherosclerosis. We evaluated skin autofluorescence (SAF), a non-invasive measurement of tissue AGE accumulation, in patients with carotid artery stenosis with and without coexisting peripheral artery occlusive disease (PAOD). SAF was measured using the AGE Reader™ in 56 patients with carotid ...
Chiles Kris - - 2011
This report highlights the importance of using bedside ultrasound in the emergency department to confirm guide-wire placement when performing central venous catheter placement prior to dilating and cannulating the vessel.
Bailey Marc A - - 2011
The optimal treatment for type II endoleaks remains unclear. The present report describes a case of ischemic skin ulceration after glue embolization of a type II endoleak with challenging access in a multiply comorbid 82-year-old woman with an expanding aneurysm sac 3 years after endovascular aneurysm repair. Embolization was performed ...
Santos Gonçalo - - 2011
Traumatic intracranial aneurysms are rare lesions, accounting for less than 1% of all intracranial aneurysms. Formation of these lesions after a penetrating missile wound is very unusual, and diagnosis can be difficult due to the presence of associated lesions. In this article, we report a case of a woman who ...
Moszkowicz David - - 2011
We describe the case of a hepatic artery originating from a hepato-mesenteric trunk and traveling through the head of the pancreas, found preoperatively in a 44-year-old woman presenting two metachrone intra-pancreatic metastasis of a skin melanoma. Few cases with this anatomic variation have been found in the published literature consulted ...
Combrinck Marais - - 2011
  Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE) is a generalized connective tissue disorder in which there is calcification of elastic fibers within arteries, eyes, and skin. Characteristic features include yellow-orange papular skin lesions, angioid streaks radiating out from the optic discs, and arterial calcification. The prevalence in the general population varies widely from ...
Pisimisis George T - - 2011
Revascularization for acute mesenteric ischemia can be challenging in patients with bowel gangrene, peritoneal contamination, and no good source of inflow for a bypass graft. A 70-year-old female patient presented with acute-on-chronic mesenteric ischemia, flush superior mesenteric artery (SMA) occlusion, and diffuse aorto-iliac occlusive disease. This study describes the technique ...
Ekici Filiz - - 2011
Arterial tortuosity syndrome (ATS) is a rare hereditary, autosomal recessive, connective tissue disorder. Herein, we describe a five-year-old boy. He had hyperextensible skin, atypical facial features and inguinal hernia. We present his vascular imaging studies of kinking and tortuosity of the aorta and bilateral multiple peripheral pulmonary artery stenoses determined ...
Leonardou Polytimi - - 2011
A 39-year-old patient presented with poorly controlled hypertension, and she was referred to renal angiogram and potential renal angioplasty. Renal angiogram showed a bifurcation lesion of the right renal artery. A guide wire was used to cross the upper branch, while the lower branch was protected by another same-type guide ...
Hayashi Nakamasa - - 2011
The horizontal head position was adopted in the unilateral anterior interhemispheric approach to treat an anterior communicating artery (ACoA) aneurysm. The patient was placed in the supine position. The patient's head was rotated to the right to orient the midline horizontally, and tilted 45 degrees superiorly. After bicoronal skin incision ...
Richeldi Luca - - 2011
In February 2011, pirfenidone (Esbriet; Intermune) was granted marketing authorization by the European Commission for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. In October 2008 it was approved for the same indication in Japan, where it is marketed by Shionogi under the trade name Pirespa.
Tokue Hiroyuki - - 2011
Percutaneous transhepatic portal embolization is often performed to expand the indications for hepatic resection. Various etiologies of hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm have been reported, but regardless of the etiology, hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm is usually managed with an endovascular approach or open surgery, depending on the location and clinical symptomatology. However, it ...
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