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Park Yun Ji - - 2011
Therapeutic paracentesis is considered to be a relatively safe procedure and is performed commonly for the control of massive ascites in patients with liver cirrhosis. The commonest puncture site, approximately 4 or 5 cm medial of left anterior superior iliac spine, can be located across the route of the inferior ...
Marcucci Giustino - - 2011
The internal carotid artery (ICA) usually, lies posterolaterally to the external carotid artery (ECA). Sometimes a complete carotid transposition can occur, with the ECA in a lateral position and the ICA on the medial side can occur. Our study evaluated the significance and impact that this anomaly may have on ...
Choi Sang Hyun - - 2011
Purpose:To evaluate the frequency of hepatic arterial injury in 3110 patients who had undergone percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) and assess the risk factors for hepatic arterial injury and the treatment outcome after transcatheter arterial embolization.Materials and Methods:A total of 3110 patients who underwent 3780 PTBDs between January 2003 and ...
Rutherford M A - - 2011
Neonatal stroke encompasses a range of focal and multifocal ischaemic and haemorrhagic tissue injuries. This review will concentrate on focal brain injury that occurs as a consequence of arterial infarction, most frequently the left middle cerebral artery, or more rarely as a consequence of cerebral sinus venous thrombosis (CSVT). Both ...
Stevic Ivan - - 2011
Carotid artery dissections are the second leading cause of stroke in young adults. The hemostatic response to a dissection involves exposure of the subendothelium to the intravascular environment. Platelet activation/aggregation superimposed by secondary coagulation cascade activity attempts to heal the injury. Failure of the hemostatic response to heal the injury ...
Cai Changmao - - 2011
Background/Aims: We investigated changes in serum diamine oxidase (DAO) activity during superior mesenteric arterial occlusion. We aimed to evaluate its value in the early diagnosis of superior mesenteric arterial occlusion. Methodology: Seventy mature male Sprague-Dawley rats were used in the study. These were divided into 7 groups of 10 rats ...
Galtés Ignasi - - 2011
  Vertebral artery removing constitutes a significant forensic pathology challenge. Dissection techniques during head-neck autopsy are based on anterior approach, a difficult method, which is unable to assess the transverse part of the artery. This work presents an original and simple method for dissecting vertebral arteries by a posterior approach, ...
Ender Topal A - - 2011
Although incidence of subclavian and axillary artery injury account for less than 9% of all vascular injuries, trauma to these vessels presents a surgical challenge particularly with high mortality and morbidity rates. The aim of the study was to review our experience on subclavian and axillary vessels injury and to ...
Kim Ji-Hwan - - 2011
Chest trauma can lead to various cardiac complications ranging from simple arrhythmias to myocardial rupture. A variety of injuries to the coronary arteries, including laceration, thrombosis, intimal dissection, arteriovenous fistula and pseudoaneurysm formation following blunt trauma have been rarely reported. We report a very unusual case of distal embolization of ...
Yuan Kuo-Ching - - 2011
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Lumbar artery injury after blunt trauma is not frequently discussed. We review our experience with blunt lumbar artery injury management, especially alternative treatments in which embolization is not feasible. METHODS: We reviewed our trauma registry for 8 years 8 months. We sought all patients who sustained blunt torso ...
Galtés Ignasi - - 2012
Traumatic vertebral artery dissection is not often seen by forensic pathologists, and cases investigated are scarce in the forensic literature. We present the case of a 40-year-old woman cyclist who was struck by a car while wearing a helmet, and was neurologically near normal immediately thereafter at Emergency. She presented ...
Gandhi Chirag D - - 2011
Penetrating neck injury causing internal carotid artery (ICA) transection is nearly always fatal. The novel use of Onyx Liquid Embolic System (Onyx LES) for rapid hemostasis of a traumatic cervical ICA transection is reported. A patient with a gunshot wound to the face and neck underwent emergent catheter angiography which ...
Valentine Rowan - - 2011
Carotid artery injury during endonasal surgery is the most feared and catastrophic complication. Internal carotid artery injury is more frequent during skull base surgery, and risk factors include acromegaly, previous revision surgery, and prior radiotherapy and bromocriptine therapy. Nasal packing is frequently used to gain hemostasis, often resulting in vascular ...
Davidovic Lazar - - 2011
Injuries to the branches of the aortic arch are rare and may be caused by blunt, penetrating, blast or iatrogenic trauma. Innominate vascular injury is a rare entity, particularly in blunt trauma. It is estimated that 71% of patients with innominate injuries die before arrival at the hospital. We report ...
Ribeiro-Ribeiro André Luis - - 2011
Pseudoaneurysms are vascular injuries resulting from a rupture of the vessel walls with blood extravasation into perivascular tissues. Proper treatment is required to prevent rupture and intense bleeding. This article reports a case of pseudoaneurysm of the facial artery that evolved to a late complication, presenting dehiscence of suture and ...
Gyedu A - - 2011
A 39-year-old woman presented with ischemia of the left hand. Angiography revealed thrombosis of forearm arteries. Surgical intervention was unsuccessful. CT angiography revealed an exostosis on the distal humerus close to the brachial artery which we believe was the cause of repetitive minor trauma to the brachial artery leading to ...
Peynircioglu Bora - - 2011
Endovascular treatment options have evolved in many ways and become an important alternative for open surgical repairs in various vascular territories. Herein, we present a case of an 18-year-old man with complex injury to the left subclavian artery and vein caused by a gunshot 4 months ago. After the gunshot, ...
Okahisa Shohei - - 2011
Abstract: Although rarely encountered, major vascular injury is a serious complication of total hip arthroplasty (THA). We report the case of an 85-year-old woman who sustained a deep femoral artery injury associated with a superficial femoral artery thrombosis during revision of a dislocated bipolar hemiarthroplasty to a THA. Altered anatomy ...
Bents Robert T - - 2011
Shoulder arthroplasty is a very successful procedure that places significant technical demands on the surgeon. Complications, such as neural injury and postoperative fracture, have been reported in the literature. In this article, I describe 2 cases of axillary artery thrombosis that occurred after humeral resurfacing arthroplasty. Case 1 involved a ...
Taşcılar Nida - - 2011
Soccer, one of the most popular sports worldwide among young men, can result in a wide range of orthopedic injuries. Although vascular injuries such as dissection occur rarely, they can cause significant mortality if left undiagnosed. We report herein a 31-year-old male who suffered a large middle cerebral artery infarction ...
Gilani Ramyar - - 2011
Purpose: To describe the use of custom fenestrated endografts to preserve left subclavian artery (SCA) flow when requiring coverage during endovascular repair of blunt aortic injury (BAI). Case Report: A 39-year-old male involved in a motor vehicle accident sustained injuries including intracranial hemorrhage, BAI, and extremity fractures. Immediate neurosurgical intervention ...
Chen Huai-Min - - 2011
We report here an uncommon anterior chest trauma with an unusual fatal penetrating coronary artery injury by pneumatic nail gun with effective perioperative management. While doing upholstery, a 32-year-old male patient accidentally stabbed by a pneumatic nail gun with injury to the anterior chest was brought to the emergency room ...
Yoon Michael K - - 2011
To describe 4 patients who sustained facial nerve injury during temporal artery biopsy. Retrospective, observational case series. The medical records were reviewed of 4 patients (2 men, 2 women; mean age 72.8 years, range 60 to 87), referred for evaluation of palsy of the frontal branch of the facial nerve ...
Koruth Jacob S - - 2011
Safety and Efficacy of HIFU in Epicardial Ablation. Background: Coronary arterial injury continues to be a limitation of epicardial catheter ablation using currently available energy sources. Application of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) energy may avoid such injury due to its theoretical ability to focus energy beyond the ablation element ...
Kropman Rogier H J - - 2011
Knowledge of anatomic variations of the popliteal artery is essential for the management of peripheral vascular disease and in orthopedic surgery. The aim of this study was to perform an overview of the literature describing variations of the popliteal artery. To identify relevant literature, we performed a systematic search on ...
Dee Michael - - 2011
OBJECTIVES:: This study was undertaken to determine if there is increased likelihood of popliteal artery injury as one places a fixed-angle lateral proximal tibia locking plate with posterior plate lift off and or anterior plate translation from the ideal position. METHODS:: A Synthes (Synthes USA, West Chester, PA) 3.5-mm and ...
O'Brien P Joshua - - 2011
Blunt or penetrating trauma to the major arteries of the neck are challenging problems, however, newer diagnostic and therapeutic modalities have simplified care and largely eliminated the need for diagnostic neck exploration. High-quality computed tomographic angiography is quick and sensitive, identifying the vast majority of injuries prior to any operative ...
Morén Håkan - - 2011
The authors recently showed that the retinal circulation can be accessed by transfemoral endovascular catheterization. The purpose of this study was to examine whether endovascular coiling can be used to induce different degrees of ischemic injury. The possibility of creating occlusions at different sites in the vasculature to cause retinal ...
Fitzmaurice Gerard J - - 2011
Transfusion-related acute lung injury is a potentially fatal complication of blood and plasma transfusion; however, the incidence relating to platelet use in cardiac surgery is uncommon. In the presence of normal left ventricular function, an acute increase in pulmonary capillary permeability leads to a high protein content pulmonary edema, which ...
Atluri Sumanth - - 2011
Nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury is the treatment of choice in hemodynamically stable patients. Detection of vascular injury by multidetector CT (MDCT) is the most significant factor predicting the need for endovascular treatment. This study evaluated the timing of the appearance of vascular lesions during angiography. Images from 20 ...
Canaud L - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to describe the endovascular management of abdominal-aortic- or common-iliac-artery injuries after lumbar-spine surgery. METHODS: Patients treated for abdominal-aortic- or common-iliac-artery injuries after lumbar-spine surgery during a 13-year period were identified from an endovascular database, providing prospective information on techniques and outcome. The corresponding patient records and ...
Brahmamdam Pavan - - 2011
Previous observational studies suggest that children with hand ischemia following elbow trauma can be safely observed if Doppler signals are present in the wrist arteries (pink pulseless hand, PPH). Nonoperative management of PPH is predicated on the assumption that PPH results from local arterial spasm, but the mechanism of arterial ...
Bilello John F - - 2011
A 24-year-old male pedestrian with situs inversus and dextrocardia was struck by a car and sustained multiple injuries, including a pseudoaneurysm of the proximal descending thoracic aorta. A thoracic endograft was deployed to exclude the blunt aortic injury. We are not aware of any report of endovascular repair of blunt ...
Garshick Eric - - 2011
To evaluate the relationship between systemic inflammation and pulmonary function in persons with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI). Cross-sectional study. Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Fifty-nine men with chronic SCI participating in a prior epidemiologic study. Standardized assessment of pulmonary function and measurement of plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6). ...
Mohanty Chandan B - - 2011
A 13-year-old boy presented with an intracerebral haematoma secondary to a large corpus callosal arteriovenous malformation (AVM) with an associated persistent trigeminal artery, and was treated with Gamma-Knife Radiosurgery for the AVM. This report discusses the embryological basis, radiological features and various classifications of this rare vascular anomaly.
Mantatzis Michael - - 2011
Fenestration in A1 segment of anterior cerebral artery is a rare entity. Treatment of aneurysms derived from a fenestrated artery may be more challenging because the fenestrations provide specific difficulties. A thorough radiologic work-up driven by high clinical suspicion is needed. Endovascular treatment, although it has been tried only once,(7) ...
Ray M Jordan - - 2011
Traumatic injury to the level III internal carotid artery (ICA) is infrequently encountered; however, rapid and effective treatment is mandatory for the prevention of a neurological catastrophe. Many case reports have demonstrated decreased morbidity and mortality of endovascular repair of traumatic injury to large vessels using covered stents or endovascular ...
Eriksson Evert A - - 2011
Fat embolism syndrome (FES) is defined as an uncommon life-threatening disease process consisting of pulmonary, central nervous system (CNS), and cutaneous manifestations. The pathophysiology of this secondary injury is poorly understood. In the setting of the multiply injured patient, the diagnosis of FES is difficult to ascertain. A case report ...
Fuzellier Jean-François - - 2011
Redo aortic valve surgery (AVS) in patients with patent pedicled internal thoracic artery (ITA) grafts remains a challenging procedure because of the possibility of injury to the grafts and difficulties in optimal myocardial protection. This procedure is associated with a significant mortality and morbidity. Different approaches to myocardial protection and ...
Pavić Roman - - 2011
A 29-year-old soldier was injured when a collapsible side of an army truck fell on his left upper arm creating lesion to the brachial artery with a defect in the artery of about 10 cm in length. Injury to one brachial vein, of the same length, was also sustained without ...
Jayle Christophe P M - - 2011
Traumatic aortic valve rupture is an extremely rare complication of non-penetrating cardiac injury, and may be caused by a tear or avulsion of the cusp or commissure. Transesophageal echocardiography represents the most important tool for evaluating the nature and extent of such traumatic lesions. The case is reported of a ...
Cumurcu Tongabay - - 2011
We present a case as a rare sign of traumatic optic neuropathy and central retinal artery occlusion following blunt ocular trauma. A 10-year-old child suffered complete loss of the vision of one eye following a blunt ocular injury. He sustained an occlusion of the central retinal artery and traumatic optic ...
Campanella Antonio - - 2011
morbidity and mortality after conventional surgery of aortic arch aneurysms remain high. Alternative techniques are the subject of this report. open surgery requires cardiopulmonary bypass and hypothermic circulatory arrest. Thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair has a less invasive therapeutic alternative. The number of high-risk patients has considerably increased over the past ...
Daab Leo J - - 2011
The explosion in endovascular interventions for peripheral vascular disease has resulted in procedures being used by a multitude of specialties. Nonvascular surgeons performing these interventions can create scenarios that may make future vascular interventions difficult. In this article, we present a case report illustrating this point. A 68-year-old man with ...
Casey Kevin - - 2011
Hypogastric artery (HA) embolization with iliac limb extension is often performed for patients with concomitant aorta and common iliac artery aneurysms at the time of standard endovascular aneurysm repair. However, symptomatic pelvic ischemia following HA exclusion can be debilitating. In this study, we described two cases of HA preservation using ...
Lively Mathew W - - 2011
Pulmonary contusions typically occur after high-energy trauma and have rarely been reported as occurring during participation in sports. This is the first reported case of a pulmonary contusion occurring in a sport other than football. A 19-year-old Caucasian man impacted the water awkwardly after diving off a one-meter springboard. He ...
Iihoshi Satoshi - - 2011
A 60-year-old female presented with sudden onset of severe headache and back pain, followed by nausea. The initial head computed tomography (CT) scan revealed posterior fossa subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Spinal T(2)-weighted magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated SAH, and a homogeneous and slightly low signal intensity mass at T11. Spinal angiography in ...
Haick M Brent - - 2011
To develop an arterial injury model for testing hemostatic devices at well-defined high and low bleeding rates.Material and method. A side-hole arterial injury was created in the carotid artery of sheep. Shed blood was collected in a jugular venous reservoir and bleeding rate at the site of arterial injury was ...
Jaha Luan - - 2011
Abdominal vascular trauma is fairly common in modern civilian life and is a highly lethal injury. However, if the projectile is small enough, if its energy is diminished when passing through the tissue and if the arterial system is elastic enough, the entry wound into the artery may close without ...
Samra Navdeep S - - 2011
Bilateral carotid artery dissection following blunt trauma is a rare but potentially lethal injury if not diagnosed early and treated. We report a collision patient who suffered bilateral asymptomatic carotid artery dissections. He also had multiple fractures of the pelvis and upper and lower extremities. The patient was managed acutely ...
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