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Raju Vijayakumar V Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, - - 2014
Congenital mitral valve regurgitation (CMR) is very uncommon in adults and is usually associated with other congenital malformations. Repair of the mitral valve remains the standard of care. Very limited reports are available on minimally invasive surgical approaches in treating CMR. This report represents the first case series of the ...
Hernandez Joel J University Hospital La Paz, Paseo de la Castellana, 261, Madrid Spain 28046. - - 2014
We report the treatment of three severely underexpanded freshly deployed stent layers in the proximal left anterior descending artery, despite 24 atm inflation pressure, due to heavily calcified plaque. Rotational atherectomy, using a high rpm and a stepped burr strategy, successfully ablated the stent layers and the protruding calcified plaque. ...
Nikparvar Marzieh M Cardiovascular Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, - - 2014
Percutaneous pulmonary balloon valvuloplasty (PBV) remains the treatment of choice for pulmonary stenosis (PS). This procedure is effective, safe and gives excellent results. Pulmonary artery (PA) dissection is a rare complication of PBV. This report is a case of an asymptomatic 17-year-old male with a history of PBV due to ...
Sahoo Ranjan Kumar RK Deaprtment of Radiodiagnosis, IMS and SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, - - 2014
Portal vein branching anomaly occurs due to aberration of normal anastomotic patterns and involution of vitelline veins during development of portal vein. Anatomical knowledge of portal vein and its branching pattern is important for hepatobiliary surgeon and gastrointestinal intervention radiologist. We are reporting a case of absence of portal vein ...
Matsuda Brent B University of Hawai'i, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, - - 2014
Mycotic aortic aneurysm associated with suppurative pericardial effusion is a rare and serious clinical phenomenon that is linked with significant morbidity and mortality. We report a case of a 78-year-old man who presented with purulent pericardial effusion with tamponade physiology in association with a progressively enlarging, transverse aortic arch, mycotic ...
Jang Suyoung S Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, - - 2014
Behçet's disease (BD) is a multisystem vascular inflammatory disease. BD can affect blood vessels of nearly all sizes and types. Arterial involvement is a rare but serious condition in the course of BD. Here, we report a case of stenosis at the iliac artery bifurcation which was treated with percutaneous ...
Munjewar Chandrashekhar Bhimrao CB Department of Cardiology, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra, - - 2014
We report a case of left sinus of Valsalva aneurysm rupture into main pulmonary artery who underwent successful surgical correction. The preoperative diagnosis was facilitated by echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, and computed tomography. The benefits of surgery are sustained at 8 months on clinical and angiographic follow-up.
Yarrabolu Tharakanatha R TR Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatrics Cardiology, University of Texas at Houston Medical School and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, - - 2014
Echocardiography is an important first-line investigation for detection of anomalous origin of a coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA). We report two cases of ALCAPA that illustrate the importance of systematic performance of the echocardiogram, mindful of technical artifacts that may mislead the echocardiographer color Doppler imaging in diagnosis ...
Sundaram Ponnusamy Shunmuga PS Department of Cardiology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, - - 2014
A 22-year-old lady was referred to our institute for the management of pulmonary atresia with hypoplastic pulmonary arteries. Computed tomographic Angiography (CTA) showed right aortic arch with left brachicephalic artery as the first branch, which trifurcated into internal carotid, external carotid and subclavian artery high up in the neck at ...
Park Junhee J Department of Neurosurgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, - - 2014
Cervicogenic vertigo was known as Bow hunter's syndrome. Occlusion of vertebral artery causes vertebrobasilar insufficiency and we reported cervicogenic vertigo case which was treated by simple decompression of transverse foramen of C1. The patient was 48 years old female who had left side dominant vertebral artery and vertigo was provoked ...
Oztürk Erkut E Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Istanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey. - - 2014
Anatomically corrected malposition of the great arteries (ACMGA) is defined as parallel arising of aorta and main pulmonary artery (PA) roots although ventriculoarterial connection is normal. Abnormally related aorta arises from the left ventricle, while abnormally related PA arises from the right ventricle. It can be diagnosed with via echocardiography. ...
Gupta N N Department of Anatomy, - - 2014
Literatures on vasculature of upper limbs are crammed with reports of distinctly deviant version of normally prevalent vessels having modified origins, altered branching and odd courses. A unique anatomical variation in vascular pattern was observed during routine dissection of right upper limb in gross anatomy laboratory, AIIMS, New Delhi, India. ...
Baek Jin Wook JW Department of Neurosurgery, Armed Forces Hospital, Yangju, - - 2014
The etiologies of intracranial artery dissection are various, the exogenous as well as inherited connective tissue disorders. We report on a patient who presented with diffuse subarachnoid hemorrhage who had been suffered from essential thrombocythemia. He was diagnosed to multiple dissecting aneurysms of left superior cerebellar artery, left posterior inferior ...
Okano Nanami N Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, 1397-1 Yamane, Hidaka, Saitama, 350-1298, Japan, - - 2014
Anastomosis of the carotid-anterior cerebral artery (ACA) is a rare anomalous vessel that arises from the internal carotid artery (ICA) at the level of the ophthalmic artery and takes an infraoptic and prechiasmatic path to anastomose with the ACA. It has known right-sided predominance. We report the case of an ...
Alokaili Riyadh Nasser RN Department of Medical Imaging, King AbdulAziz Medical City National Guards Health; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - - - 2014
We describe the case of a 44-year old man with a ruptured wide-necked non-origin aneurysm of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery successfully treated with placement of a low porosity stent. To our knowledge, there are no cases in the literature of a non-origin posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm treated with ...
Pandey Deeksha - - 2014
We report first time in English literature, case of an unusual branch of right external iliac artery in a 75 year old patient during laparoscopic staging for endometrial adenocarcinoma. Awareness of this variation in branching might be useful during pelvic lymphadenectomy.
Rammeloo L A J LA Department of Pediatric Cardiology, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, P.O. 7057, 1007MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, - - 2014
The degree of right ventricular outflow tract obstruction, pulmonary stenosis (PS) and the development of major aorto-pulmonary collateral arteries (MAPCAs) in patients with tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is related to clinical outcome. Vegf120/120 mutant mouse embryos develop TOF with various degrees of PS, comparable to humans. We aimed to study ...
Reinders Sjoerd S Department of Cardiology, VU Medical Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Coronary artery fistulae are rare congenital or acquired connections between the coronary vessels and the cardiac chambers or other vascular structures. We report a case of a woman with mitral valve endocarditis and multiple pulmonary septic emboli. Transesophageal echocardiography revealed a tortuous coronary fistula as the pathway for the septic ...
Jadhwani Jaipal J Holy Family Hospital, Mumbai, - - 2014
We report a case of giant aneurysm of left main coronary artery in a patient with coronary artery disease (CAD).
Mohanty Subhendu S Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology, GB Pant Hospital and Associated Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi 110002, India. Electronic address: - - 2014
Balloon pulmonary valvotomy is the preferred mode of treatment in patients with isolated pulmonary valvar stenosis and has shown good long term results. It is generally considered a safe procedure with few complications. There have been however, case reports of potentially fatal acute severe pulmonary edema occurring after the procedure ...
Kurir Tina Ticinović - - 2014
Renal artery embolism is a disease that is easily missed due to its infrequent and nonspecific presentations. Although early diagnosis and optimal thrombolytic treatment can sometimes restore renal function, therapeutic guidelines have not yet been established. However, early anticoagulant therapy is beneficial and selective infusion of lytic agents into renal ...
Lee Eun Joo EJ Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, - - 2014
Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) is a non-artherosclerotic cause of claudication and acute ischemia of the legs in young athletic individuals. It is classified in terms of the abnormal anatomical relationship between the popliteal artery and surrounding structures. All types of PAES have the same pathophysiology. Repetitive arterial compression by ...
Khang N C NC Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Vascular & General Surgery, Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan 50586, Malaysia. - - 2014
deep venous thrombosis (dVT) in lower limbs caused by abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is rare. A combination of anatomical obstruction with surrounding inflammatory tissue and reduced blood flow in venous limb were probably the main reasons for the occurrence of the dVT. we report a case of infra-renal AAA presented ...
Chai Qiang Q Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA, - - 2014
Hydrogen sulfide has emerged as an important endothelium-dependent vasodilator, but its role in shear stress-mediated dilation of coronary arteries is unclear. We examined the role of H2S on shear stress-mediated dilation of isolated mouse coronary arteries. In these vessels, Na2S produced concentration-dependent dilation, which was significantly inhibited by iberiotoxin and ...
Smeets Christophe J P - - 2014
The case is reported of a 38-year-old male patient with pulmonary homograft acute infective endocarditis and aortic root dilation that occurred 13 years after a Ross procedure for bicuspid aortic valve regurgitation. Aortic and pulmonary root replacements were performed, using a Freestyle stentless aortic root bioprosthesis in both cases, with ...
Liang Shi S Department of Histology and Embryology, Shanxi Medical University, 56 Xin Jian Nan Road, Taiyuan, 030001, Shanxi, - - 2014
The second heart field (SHF), foregut endoderm and sonic hedgehog (SHH) signaling pathway are all reported to associate with normal morphogenesis and septation of outflow tract (OFT). However, the morphological relationships of the development of foregut endoderm and expression of SHH signaling pathway members with the development of surrounding SHF ...
Brennan Ian M IM Section of Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, - - 2014
Splenic injury is a rare complication following colonoscopy with fewer than 100 reported cases worldwide to date. We describe a case of splenic laceration presenting 5 days following diagnostic colonoscopy. Although hemodynamically stable, active contrast extravasation on contrast-enhanced multidetector computed tomography predicted likely failure of conservative management. Splenic artery angiography ...
Mishra Arvind - - 2014
We report here a case of a 35 year old male with protein C deficiency who presented with acute right sided hemiparesis with right sided facial palsy due to cerebral arterial thrombosis. He was treated with anticoagulation therapy and improved. This case is interesting as arterial thrombosis is rarely observed ...
Kounatiadis P P 1st Department of Cardiology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, - - 2014
Primary Aldosteronism is the commonest cause of secondary arterial hypertension and is due to uncontrollable aldosterone secretion by a series of adrenal disorders. We describe a case of a 71-year-old female patient with uncontrollable hypertensive peaks in soils of pre-existing arterial hypertension, who was diagnosed with Primary Aldosteronism. Both late ...
Lin Cheng-Hung CH Baltimore, Md.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Taipei, Taiwan From the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; the Center for Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Medical College and Chang Gung University; and the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang-Ming - - 2014
The mouse is still considered the premier model in basic immunologic and transplant-related research. However, because of its much smaller size, the mouse has proven to be a technically difficult and physiologically fragile model from a surgical standpoint. That is why only a few studies currently use mouse models in ...
Geddings Julia E JE Department of Pathology and Laboratory - - 2014
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world [1]. Risk factors for DVT include major surgery, immobilization, trauma, and cancer among others [1]. Many mouse models of thrombosis have been used to study mechanisms of thrombosis, including those involving small and large veins. ...
Riou Laurent M LM INSERM, UMR_S 1039, Radiopharmaceutiques Biocliniques, Faculté de Médecine de Grenoble, Grenoble, - - 2014
Mouse models of atherosclerosis are extensively being used to study the mechanisms of atherosclerotic plaque development and the results are frequently extrapolated to humans. However, major differences have been described between murine and human atherosclerotic lesions and the determination of similarities and differences between these species has been largely addressed ...
Yap Choon Hwai CH Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, - - 2014
Abnormal fluid mechanical environment in the pre-natal cardiovascular system is hypothesized to play a significant role in causing structural heart malformations. It is thus important to improve our understanding of the prenatal cardiovascular fluid mechanical environment at multiple developmental time-points and vascular morphologies. We present such a study on fetal ...
Arun O O Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey. - - 2014
Peri-operative management of infants with trisomy 18 syndrome is challenging due to various congenital cardiac and facial anomalies. We report the anaesthetic management of a 13-day-old neonate with 1 540 g body weight, undergoing closure of patent ductus arteriosus and pulmonary artery banding. Anaesthesia was induced with sevoflurane, fentanyl and ...
Alurkar Anand A Department of Neurointervention, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, - - 2014
A2 aneurysms are rare with a reported incidence of <1% of the intracranial aneurysms. These aneurysms are located between the anterior communicating artery and genu of the corpus callosum. Fusiform aneurysms in this location are even rarer and we present one such case of fusiform A2 aneurysm treated with endovascular ...
Palladino Elisa E Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Chalons en Champagne Hospital, Chalons en Champagne, - - 2014
Background Intra-abdominal fibromatosis is a benign rare tumor of fibrous origin with a significant potential for local invasion and no ability to metastasize, but it can recur. The etiology of desmoid tumors is unknown. It is often associated with conditions such as familial adenomatous polyposis and Gardner syndrome. Case Report ...
Almouradi Tarek T Division of Gatsroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chciago, - - 2014
Background Isolated hepatic artery thrombosis is an extremely rare condition with only a few cases reported in the literature. Case Report A 62-year-old woman presented with a 5-day history of right upper quadrant abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting. Physical examination revealed right upper quadrant tenderness. Her initial laboratory ...
Verikokos Christos C 2nd Department of Surgery, Vascular Surgery Unit, Laiko General Hospital, Medical School of Athens, Agiou Thoma 17, 11527 Athens, - - 2014
Popliteal artery aneurysms (PAAs) are rare in general population but represent the second most common peripheral arterial aneurysms following those located in the aortoiliac segment. They usually affect men over 60 years old with established cardiovascular disease caused by atherosclerosis. Other more unusual conditions such as trauma, congenital popliteal aneurysm, ...
Cai Wu W Second Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Department of Radiology, Suzhou, P.R. - - 2014
Intracranial pial arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) associated with multiple aneurysms of the main feeding arteries are very rare cerebrovascular lesions. We report a unique case of pial AVFs associated with four aneurysms of the feeding anterior cerebral artery (ACA) which presented as intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) and spontaneous subarachnoid ...
Catanese Vincenzo V Division of Vascular Surgery, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, - - 2014
Subclavian Artery Dissection (SAD) is a rare condition, generally due to arterial catheterization, blunt trauma or connective tissue disease. Spontaneous or minimally traumatic cases have also been reported. Clinical manifestations are usually chest and/or back pain, pulse loss and paresthesia, whereas nausea, dizziness and vomiting are present in case of ...
Kitaoka Tadashi T Department of Vascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama Medical School, Kawagoe, Saitama, - - 2014
Celiac stenosis or occlusion is attributed partly to increase blood flow at pancreatic arcade from the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) system and may play a causal role in true aneurysm of pancreaticoduodenal artery (PDAA) formation. However, despite possible increased blood flow in the pancreatic arcades like celiac stenosis, PDAAs with ...
Nishimura Kengo K Department of Surgery, Tottori Prefectural Kosei Hospital, Kurayoshi, Tottori, - - 2014
Middle colic artery aneurysms are rare and most have been reported with rupture or symptom. We report the successful elective treatment of a middle colic artery aneurysm without symptom, which is very rare. It failed to perform transcatheter arterial embolization for anatomical reasons, and, thus, the patient, a 77-year-old man, ...
Zaki M M Western Vascular Institute (WVI), Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University College Hospital, Galway (UCHG), Newcastle Road, Galway, Ireland; Department of Vascular Surgery (Unit 7), El-Demerdash Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Electronic address: - - 2014
Aortoenteric fistula is a rare but very serious complication of both surgical and endovascular abdominal aortic reconstruction. Since the advent of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR), 20 cases of aortoduodenal fistula associated with aortic stent grafts have been reported.(1) However, only a handful has been reported following inflammatory abdominal ...
Suzuki Masanori M Department of Neurosurgery, Nippon Medical School Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, 1715 Kamagari, Inzai, Chiba, - - 2014
No cerebral aneurysms on the feeder associated with hemangioblastomas that ruptured before resection have been reported. We report a patient with a ruptured flow-related aneurysm associated with cerebellar hemangioblastoma and a tumor feeder treated simultaneously by a single procedure of embolization using N-butyl cyanoacrylate before tumor removal. A 36-year-old female ...
Bayrak Savaş S Istanbul Training and Research Hospital, General Surgery Clinic, Fatih, 34098 Istanbul, - - 2014
Mesenteric ischemia is one of the most mortal diseases of the gastrointestinal system causing acute abdomen. In most of the patients, the etiological factor is the obstructive embolism or thrombosis of superior mesenteric artery. In the literature, there have been reports regarding also celiac trunk occlusion in rare situations. The ...
Fine Jenna J 0000-0002-8848-2010 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Janet Weis Children's Hospital, 100 N. Academy Avenue, M.C. 21-70, Danville, PA 17822, - - 2014
Pulmonary hernia, also known as lung herniation or intercostal herniation, is best explained as the lung parenchyma protruding beyond the confines of the thoracic wall. This rare finding can be classified as congenital or acquired. Acquired pulmonary herniations are often the complication of blunt or penetrating trauma to the chest ...
Lapa T T St. George's University of London, London, - - 2014
We report a case of a male patient with a constellation of rare congenital anomalies consisting of: partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR), persistent left superior vena cava, 'bovine arch' aortic branching, tracheal diverticulum, aberrant lung fissure anatomy and an annular pancreas. He had presented with a history of worsening ...
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Saati Saloomeh S *Department of Ophthalmology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; and †Doheny Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
To report a case of central retinal artery occlusion in a patient with autopsy-verified granulomatous polyangiitis (GP) with negative cytoplasmic antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody. Case report. A 61-year-old Hispanic man with history of tuberculosis was admitted to the hospital with worsening dyspnea. Two weeks later, he experienced sudden vision loss due ...
Singh Ravjit R *Division of Inherited Eye Disease, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom; †UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, London, United Kingdom; ‡Department of Ophthalmology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; §Laboratory of Visual Physiology, National Institute of Sensory Organs, National Hospital Organization, Tokyo Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan; and ¶Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, - - 2014
To report a case of branch retinal artery occlusion and prepapillary loop in a 10-year-old girl. Case report with funduscopic and fluorescein angiography imaging. A 10-year-old girl presented with a history of the sudden onset of a superior visual field defect in her right eye. Fundus findings were consistent with ...
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