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Baranyai Z - - 1997
The extrahepatic pseudocysts of pancreatic origin sometimes propagate into mediastinum and retroperitoneum. A large pseudocyst of pancreatic origin propagating into the mediastinum up to the aortic arch is published. The surgical intervention has been urged by the dislocation of the heart, by the danger of autodigestion of the mediastinal aorta ...
Galanakis E - - 1997
The case of an 11-year-old boy suffering from pulmonary hydatid disease with rupture and bacterial superinfection is presented. After 3 courses of chemotherapy with albendazole the boy recovered fully, uneventfully and without relapse. Conservative management should always be considered before surgical intervention in children with echinococcosis, even when complications have ...
Kotsis L - - 1997
Right-sided spontaneous esophageal rupture developed 2 days after left pneumonectomy and vomiting. To avoid contamination of the pneumonectomized left thoracic cavity as well as a contralateral thoracotomy, we used a transhiatal approach for primary repair of the rupture, combined with right-sided pleural and mediastinal drainage, gastrostomy, and feeding jejunostomy. The ...
Chung C S - - 1996
Thalamic haemorrhage is usually considered a single entity although the thalamus is composed of anatomically as well as functionally discrete subregions receiving blood from different arteries. The clinical features vary according to the intrathalamic location of the haematomas and the bleeding artery. We investigated the impact of haematoma location and ...
Castiglioni P - - 1996
The aim of this study was to determine whether spontaneous respiration influences pulmonary artery input impedance, a question that has received little attention in the literature. Impedance values were assessed during three different phases of the respiratory cycle, namely inspiration, expiration and postexpiration (i.e. the null respiratory flow period between ...
Smit A A AA Department of Internal Medicine, University of Amsterdam, The - - 1996
Ten hours after ingestion of amphetamines, a previously healthy 17-year-old female adolescent experienced dizziness on standing. Examination revealed pronounced drowsiness and severe orthostatic hypotension. Assessment of arterial baroreflex function suggested that suppressed sympathetic vasomotor drive was the cause of the orthostatic hypotension. Within 3 days, the baroreflex failure resolved spontaneously. ...
Kim J - - 1996
The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and mortality from traumatic ruptures of thoracic aortas (TAR) in a well defined population over a 7 year period. The study provides a retrospective analysis of case files of all deaths from road traffic accidents and falls from heights, the ...
Kyriacou S K - - 1996
Rupture of intracranial saccular aneurysms is the most common cause of spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage which, despite advances in neurosurgery, continues to result in significant morbidity and mortality. Currently, the decision to treat a diagnosed, unruptured aneurysm is based primarily on the maximum dimension of the lesion even though there is ...
Todhunter P - - 1996
A 14-month-old 40-kg Anglo-Nubian buck was referred for erection failure after recurrent bouts of obstructive urolithiasis. Previous episodes of obstructive urolithiasis were treated successfully with amputation of the urethral process, followed by an exploratory celiotomy and insertion of an indwelling Foley catheter into the bladder. The buck had been capable ...
Kurata K - - 1996
A 51-year-old man with a traumatic diaphragmatic rupture is presented. Preoperatively, diaphragmatic rupture and herniation of the stomach into the left thoracic cavity were suspected. Under thoracoscopic guidance, the stomach and omentum were repositioned in the abdominal cavity using Babcock forceps, and then the rupture site was closed using an ...
Yang J C - - 1996
A 38-year-old woman (gravida 4, para 1) underwent arteriography at 19 weeks' gestation after two exploratory laparotomies had failed to identify a source of retroperitoneal and intra-abdominal hemorrhage. The arteriogram demonstrated a large right renal artery aneurysm (RAA) and a very small left RAA. Emergency repair of the aneurysm was ...
Izumihara A - - 1996
We present a case of ruptured aneurysm in which extravasation of contrast medium was suspected during cerebral angiography and confirmed by computed tomography. In cases of ruptured aneurysm, post-angiographic computed tomography before operation (measurement of the Hounsfield unit numbers and grading by them) is necessary for establishing the diagnosis of ...
Hademenos G J - - 1996
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Increased resistance in the venous drainage of intracranial arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) may contribute to their increased risk of hemorrhage. Venous drainage impairment may result from naturally occurring stenoses/occlusions, or if draining veins (DVs) undergo occlusion before feeding arteries during surgical removal, or after surgery in the presence ...
Agha A - - 1996
Painful swelling of the calf is a common clinical problem. Distinguishing deep venous thrombosis from pseudothrombophlebitis can be difficult Pseudothrombophlebitis syndrome has been associated with ruptured/dissecting popliteal synovial cysts, localized myositis, inflammatory pseudotumor, popliteal artery aneurysm, and ruptured gastrocnemius, popliteal and/or plantaris tendon/muscles. In this report, we describe two patients ...
Crerar-Gilbert A - - 1996
Fatal oesophageal rupture is described as a complication of the management of bleeding oesophageal varices with repeated sclerotherapy and tamponade using the Sengstaken-Blakemore tube. The importance of chest radiographs is stressed in the early detection and prevention of malposition of the Sengstaken-Blakemore tube, as inflation of the gastric balloon in ...
Chen Z - - 1996
Histological observations of 20 occluded vas segments obstructed by the standard procedure of medical polyurethane-vas occlusion in 10 volunteers requesting vasectomy and of 20 vas segments with plugs removed from 10 vas-occluded men requesting vas reversal were carried out in order to elucidate the mechanism of vas occlusion by medical ...
Ong K L - - 1996
Ruptured phaeochromocytoma may mimic other cause of acute abdomen and though it is rare, it must be remembered as a possible differential; clinical suspicion should be increased when there is lability in blood pressure. We report a patient whose presentation closely resembles that of a leaking aortic aneurysm. The ultrasound ...
Peres L C - - 1996
Complications of tracheostomy are not rare and are even more common in children. They may be acute or chronic and sometimes may have serious consequences. We report here a rare situation in which a malpositioned tracheal cannula in a false tract from the neck to the mediastinum induced necrosis and ...
Karov I - - 1996
The author observed a spontaneous rupture of an internal carotid artery aneurysm with initial manifestations of throat pain and subfebrillity. The condition was diagnosed as peritonsillar abscess. Two days later, a swelling appeared on the same side of the neck, which necessitated a revision of the primary diagnosis and acceptance ...
Uchida K - - 1995
In the pleural effusion of a 46-year-old man with pulmonary paragonimiasis, numerous floating particles containing parasitic ova and granulation tissue were observed. The floating particles appeared as diffuse hyperechoic foci in the anechoic pleural effusion on ultrasonography. We concluded that rupture of the intrapulmonary paragonimiasis lesion into the pleural cavity ...
Shao F - - 1995
As persisting parts of the mesotendon, Vinculum breve and Vinculum longum are known to serve as transport and conduction pathways to the intravaginal segments of flexor tendons. For morphological evaluation of their constancy, they were dissected out of, measured, and histologically examined on the 2nd-5th fingers in 53 hands of ...
Lindholt J S - - 1995
OBJECTIVES: To analyse the effect on the mortality associated with abdominal aortic aneurysms, due to the establishment of a decentralised vascular surgical unit in the county of Viborg. METHODS: Death after aneurysm repair and from rupture without repair were analysed retrospectively for the 3 year period before (1986-88), and after ...
Arend O - - 1995
Blunt trauma to the eye can cause choroidal ruptures. Often localization is obscured by hemorrhages, edema, and pigmentary changes. The use of indocyanine green (ICG) angiography to supplement fluorescein angiography in visualizing retinal and choroidal tissues was investigated. Three patients with acute traumatic choroidal ruptures received a retinal examination, including ...
Prêtre R - - 1995
A patient with occlusion of the left anterior descending artery and rupture of the aortic isthmus following blunt trauma is reported. Treatment of both lesions through a median sternotomy using cardiopulmonary bypass was accomplished successfully. Special considerations regarding the surgical management of combined cardiac and aortic isthmus lesions in trauma ...
Pomper S R - - 1995
A retrospective study of the Staten Island University Hospital experience with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) was undertaken. The study covered a 58 month period and included 30 patients. The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship of ruptured AAA with hematuria. We specifically investigated (1) the incidence ...
Johansson G - - 1995
The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and mortality rate of ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) in a well-defined population. Retrospective analysis of complied data from multiple registries in Stockholm, Sweden was performed. Eighty-two and 76 cases were identified from 1980 and 1989, respectively, for an equal ...
Ford T R - - 1995
The histologic response to intentional perforation in the furcations of 28 mandibular premolars in seven dogs was investigated. In half the teeth, the perforations were repaired immediately with either amalgam or mineral trioxide aggregate; in the rest the perforations were left open to salivary contamination before repair. All repaired perforations ...
Ghilardi G - - 1995
Rupture of aorto-iliac aneurysms into the iliac veins is seldom reported in distinct series, and represents only a fraction of ruptures into the abdominal cavity. Four cases are reported: two aortic aneurysms ruptured into the right iliac vein, one right iliac aneurysm ruptured into the right iliac vein, one right ...
Stefanidis C - - 1995
Isolated aneurysm of the iliac arteries is rare. It represents only 1.7% of the aneurysms of the aortic bifurcation involving the arteries (7, 13) and its rupture can be fatal. It is located deep in the pelvis and it is often difficult to detect clinically. The symptoms can mimic genitourinary, ...
Putnam J B JB - - 1994
Necrotizing tracheobronchitis and acute airway obstruction from invasive mycosis developed in a patient who had undergone bone marrow transplantation. The infectious process obstructed the airway and disintegrated the walls of the right mainstem bronchus and pulmonary artery. The airway was cleared using rigid bronchoscopy to extract the detritus. The patient ...
Fan C C - - 1994
We report a rare case of cardiac tamponade caused by hemopericardium secondary to erosion and rupture of a coronary artery by an adjacent solitary myocardial abscess. The resulting tamponade led to the sudden death of this 46-year-old man. Antemortem blood culture and the postmortem microscopic examination of the myocardial abscess ...
Faggioli G L - - 1994
BACKGROUND: Parietal characteristics of small aortic aneurysms predictive of increased risk of rupture are unknown. METHODS: Prospective morphologic evaluation was performed in 135 consecutive cases of small (< 5 cm) abdominal aortic aneurysm. Twelve cases (9%) were found to be ruptured and sent for emergency surgery. The remaining 123 patients ...
Samy A K - - 1994
In the 12-year period to December 1991, 5338 new cases of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) were recorded in the Scottish Morbidity Record (SMR) 1. Data from this source were analysed for accuracy; information from 489 of 500 randomly examined case records matched the SMR 1 data, giving an accuracy of ...
Johansson G - - 1994
Rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm is an important cause of death, particularly for men over 60 years of age. The aim of elective surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysms is to prevent future death from rupture of the aneurysm. The present study examines the influence of elective surgery upon the ...
Komeda M - - 1994
A 70-year-old woman with a history of angina and hypertension presented with a large anterior infarct complicated by rupture and tamponade. Angiography showed triple-vessel disease and a large anteroapical aneurysm. Operative findings included extensive dissection of the septum and rupture of the right ventricular free wall. The patient survived the ...
Vergani P - - 1994
OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to determine the independent contribution of gestational age at rupture of membranes, latency period, and severity of oligohydramnios to the prediction of pulmonary hypoplasia in patients with second-trimester premature rupture of membranes. STUDY DESIGN: All women with premature rupture of membranes at < 28 weeks diagnosed ...
Akkersdijk G J - - 1994
Information on surgery for non-ruptured and ruptured infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in all hospitals in The Netherlands in 1990 was obtained from the Dutch National Medical Registration Foundation. The operation rate in the population over the age of 50 years was 30.3 per 100,000 for non-ruptured AAA and 16.8 ...
Dravid V S - - 1994
A case of a ruptured middle colic artery is reported. The diagnosis was initially overlooked and eventually made by selective arteriography. Aneurysms of visceral arteries are rare and rupture of them even more infrequent. Awareness of this potentially fatal and treatable entity should enable early detection by selective visceral arteriography. ...
Lorimer J W - - 1994
A case of blunt extraperitoneal rupture of the right hemidiaphragm and an accompanying abnormal hepatobiliary scan that revealed the rupture are presented. Associated major injuries, the fact that right-sided ruptures have less immediate herniation, and plugging of the defect by the liver are difficulties that can be encountered in establishing ...
Iannettoni M D - - 1994
A case of a 56-year-old male blunt trauma victim with combined simultaneous ascending and descending thoracic aortic rupture is presented. He was successfully treated with immediate operation for the ascending aortic rupture and a delayed approach, with nonoperative stabilization and later repair, due to poor pulmonary status and a question ...
Gjöres J E - - 1994
A case of ruptured aortic aneurysm in connection with an operation for gastric cancer is described. Risk factors for ruptures are discussed. An active approach even in serious concomitant disease in elderly people is recommended.
Mitchell T E - - 1994
A 51-year-old man presented as an emergency with acute intestinal obstruction following herniation of abdominal contents into the left hemithorax through a spontaneous rupture of his eventrated left hemidiaphragm. He underwent a left thoracotomy with reduction of the herniated abdominal contents, repair of the diaphragmatic rupture and plication of the ...
Ito K - - 1994
For the purpose of achieving emergency hemostasis of a ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or prevention of such rupture, we applied a new method of transcatheter therapy: intra-arterial alcoholization. Five patients with a ruptured HCC and 42 with an impending rupture were treated by intra-arterial injection of absolute ethanol mixed with ...
Otaki M - - 1993
During a 10-year period, we have encountered 6 patients (mean age, 61.2 years) with left ventricular rupture following mitral valve replacement, with an overall incidence of 1.8 percent. Four patients had early rupture, one had delayed rupture, and one had late rupture with a false aneurysm formation. Among four patients ...
Komiyama M - - 1993
The aim of the present study was to analyze the clinical data on rebleeding in cerebral aneurysms during angiography and to evaluate the importance of the time interval between the latest rupture and angiography. Fourteen personal cases and 202 patients reported in the literature are reviewed. Rebleeding during angiography occurred ...
Janssens de Varebeke B - - 1993
The spontaneous migration, in a 62-year-old patient, of a broken Kirschner's pin from the right sternoclavicular joint to the anterior mediastinum, with perforation of the pericardium and puncture of the main trunk of the pulmonary artery resulting in cardiac tamponade, is described. A review of the literature stresses the high ...
Yamaguchi H - - 1993
In a previous paper (Yamaguchi et al. 1991) we informed that the administration of 1 ml. of 6% Na2EDTA every day intraperitoneally for two months led to the death of the guinea pigs, and autopsy revealed that the causes of death were right ventricular rupture ("rupturing") or severe right heart ...
Prêtre R - - 1993
Two patients with aneurysm secondary to blunt traumatic subadventitial rupture of the distal innominate artery (IA) are reported. IA rupture was identified because of a cervical bruit in one patient and detected during thoracic aortography in the other patient. The patients had associated cardiovascular lesions consisting of traumatic aneurysm of ...
Belfort M A - - 1993
Ruptured ovarian artery aneurysm is rare. Of the eight cases previously reported, seven were diagnosed postpartum. Our case of a ruptured right ovarian artery aneurysm was associated with massive retroperitoneal bleeding. The probable time of rupture could be traced to the second stage of labor. This case indicates the need ...
Kaye M C - - 1993
We performed extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy with a Dornier HM3 lithotriptor to treat a distal ureteral calculus. Although the procedure resulted in successful stone fragmentation, the patient incurred a large scrotal hematoma. We propose a mechanism for this previously unreported complication of shock wave lithotripsy and discuss recommendations for its ...
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