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Pape Hans-Christoph - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Reaming of the femoral canal has been demonstrated to introduce intramedullary contents into the circulation with subsequent pulmonary embolization. The aim of this study was to investigate whether this effect can be minimized by use of a reamer system that provides simultaneous irrigation and aspiration of intramedullary contents. METHODS: ...
Chlan Linda L - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Incidence of vascular complications (VCs) after sheath removal following a percutaneous coronary intervention procedure (PCIP) vary widely by the compression method used to achieve femoral artery hemostasis. OBJECTIVE: To determine if one groin compression method causes the least discomfort and distress for patients and results in fewer VCs. METHODS: ...
De Vivo Salvatore - - 2005
The objective of this retrospective, cross-sectional study was to determine risk factors for poor collateral development in patients with claudication. The authors listed all patients with calf claudication who had undergone angiography in this hospital between 1999 and 2001 and extracted those with superficial femoral artery (SFA) occlusion, a popliteal ...
Bashir Eitezaz Ahmed - - 2005
A middle aged female presented with a swelling in the groin on the left side. On examination, it was an oval mildly tender firm mass, adherent to underlying structures and extending into the pelvis with pulsatility and bruit. It was diagnosed as leiomyosarcoma of femoral vein on fine needle aspiration ...
Ruygrok Peter N - - 2005
The aim of the study was to determine the safety and efficacy of a novel femoral artery closure device (StarClose, Abbott Vascular Devices, Redwood City, CA) following percutaneous coronary intervention employing aspirin, heparin, and glycoprotein (GP) IIb/IIIa inhibition. A prospective nonrandomized single-center pilot study of the StarClose device included a ...
Jung Ah Young - - 2005
To define the role of computed tomographic (CT) angiography in the evaluation of persistent sciatic artery and to identify its potential advantages as a diagnostic modality. Between July 2002 and August 2004, 307 consecutive patients underwent CT angiography for suspected lower-extremity arterial insufficiency. All CT angiograms were retrospectively reviewed to ...
Schulz-Stübner Sebastian - - 2005
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Acupuncture points are described by use of a proportional system that is based on the width of the thumb at the level of the distal interphalangeal joint, defined as 1 CUN. Our study tested first the correlation between the CUN and weight and height in 500 Americans ...
Ni Mhuircheartaigh N - - 2005
We report a patient with calf pain induced by sport and exercise, initially thought to represent compartment syndrome, in whom MRI and duplex ultrasound ultimately revealed cystic adventitial disease of the popliteal artery. Surgical de-roofing of the popliteal artery resulted in complete resolution of symptoms with return to sporting activities.
Onal Baran - - 2005
PURPOSE: To evaluate our results of stent-graft implantation for the endovascular treatment of peripheral vascular lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seventeen patients underwent repair of iatrogenic, traumatic, or spontaneous vascular lesions by means of endovascular stent-grafts. The study cases consisted of 10 cardiac catheterization-induced femoral arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) located between the ...
Tohno Setsuko - - 2005
To examine whether an accumulation of elements in the arteries was affected by the way of walking, the authors investigated age-related changes of elements in the arteries of the Japanese, Thai, and Japanese monkeys. After the ordinary dissections by medical students were finished, the subclavian, axillary, brachial, radial, common iliac, ...
Aziz M E - - 2005
Persistent sciatic artery is a very uncommon embryological vascular variant. This case report highlights this rare vascular anomaly, diagnostic difficulty, complication and subsequent treatment in a 43-year-old man who presented with sudden onset of right leg pain for a few hours. He was unable to walk because of pain and ...
Blazick Elizabeth - - 2005
Osteochondromas, the most common benign bone tumor, often go undetected and seldom cause significant clinical sequelae. Rarely they present as an arterial pseudoaneurysm, usually of the popliteal or superficial femoral artery. The authors present the case of a 14-year-old male with a distal superficial femoral artery pseudoaneurysm accompanied by distal ...
Castaldo Eric T - - 2005
Common femoral vein aneurysms are rare, yet knowledge of this entity is important for the surgeon who performs hernia repairs. This is because common femoral vein aneurysms can simulate inguinal or femoral hernias, and misdiagnosis can lead to significant morbidity if treated incorrectly. To our knowledge, only five other cases ...
Seyahi Nurhan - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Patients requiring dialysis due to acute or chronic renal failure frequently require temporary vascular access. Femoral vein catheterization is the easiest method for obtaining temporary vascular access in haemodialysis patients. The aim of this study was to utilize ultrasound imaging to describe femoral vein structures and to examine anatomical ...
Zanow Juergen - - 2005
In this report we present a novel procedure that uses an arterioarterial prosthetic loop (AAPL) with the proximal axillary or the femoral artery as a vascular access for hemodialysis in patients who have inadequate vascular conditions for creating an arteriovenous fistula or graft. Between April 1996 and September 2004, 34 ...
Garrett Paul D - - 2005
We sought to determine the reliability of frequently used landmarks for femoral arterial access in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization. The common femoral artery (CFA) is the most frequently used arterial access in cardiac catheterization. Arterial sheath placement into the CFA has been shown to decrease vascular complications. Some authors recommend ...
Okamoto Keishi - - 2005
We encountered a rare case of the left common iliac artery in a 92-year-old Japanese female cadaver during dissection practice for medical students. The artery entered into the small pelvis without branching to the external iliac artery. There, it went down slightly medially and then turned laterally and passed behind ...
Bell Christopher L - - 2005
BACKGROUND: Infected femoral artery pseudoaneurysms (IFAPs) secondary to percutaneous arterial access, injection of illegal substances, and from infected synthetic grafts, appear to be increasing in incidence. Ligation of IFAPs without revascularization offers control of infection but may risk limb ischemia. Revascularization with extraanatomic synthetic grafts may risk reinfection and abrupt ...
Tefera Girma - - 2005
To assess outcomes of percutaneous infrainguinal arterial angioplasty for treatment of chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLI) in poor surgical candidates. A retrospective clinical analysis of 67 consecutively treated patients (76 limbs) with CLI over a 33-month period was performed. Patients were considered poor surgical candidates because of absent distal target vessels ...
Kawarada Osami - - 2005
Chronic total occlusions in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) are the longest and straightest lesions in the whole body. This presents additional technical challenges and the inability to cross the occluded lesion is a common cause of procedural failure in these percutaneous interventions. The objective of this study was to ...
Takagi H - - 2005
In both superficial and deep femoral artery involvement, where angioplasty of the former is not suitable or feasible, angioplasty of the latter seems to be the method of choice and is a less invasive and efficient treatment particularly for limb threatening ischemia, an appropriate obstruction morphology provided. The authors describe ...
Siani A - - 2005
True isolated atherosclerotic aneurysm of the superficial femoral artery is a rare pathology. We report a case of ruptured superficial femoral artery aneurysms (SFAA) not associated with aortic, common femoral or popliteal artery aneurysms. An emergency surgical procedure was performed and, after endoaneurysmal branches ligation, a ePTFE graft interposition was ...
Ruygrok Peter N - - 2005
Millions of femoral arterial punctures are performed annually worldwide for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Traditionally, hemostasis following arterial sheath removal has employed compression techniques but more recently, a number of arteriotomy closure devices have become available, none of which have been shown to produce an outcome superior ...
Sheikh Imran - - 2005
The effects of electrical stimulation (ES) on arteriogenesis (the opening of preexisting collaterals) and angiogenesis (formation of new capillaries) were studied after acute bilateral hind limb ischemia was induced via bilateral femoral artery excision in a rabbit model. The study evaluated the rabbit hind limbs' normal response to acute ischemia ...
Moncef Gdoura - - 2005
After years of hemodialysis we happen to be dealing with the unusable veins and requiring a vascular access. Two solutions can be proposed: the arterioarterial graft interposition or the superficial repositioning of the superficial femoral vein (SFV). We carry out 350 to 400 hemodialysis vascular accesses per year. Only 16 ...
Segev Amit - - 2005
PURPOSE: Chronic total occlusions (CTO) remain a major limitation of percutaneous interventions. Procedural failure is usually due to the inability to cross the lesion with a guide wire. We have previously shown that local administration of a laboratory-grade collagenase followed by a 72-h waiting period may facilitate guide-wire crossing. The ...
Solanes N - - 2005
The similarities between the porcine and human cardiovascular systems make the pig a useful animal model for the study of vascular biology. However, a standardized method is needed to describe the normal histological properties of porcine arteries in order to evaluate pathologic lesions in future studies. Descriptive and morphometric analyses ...
Mertens R - - 2005
This multicentre retrospective study describes the variation of therapeutic options, treatment outcomes and costs for treating subrenal arterial stenoses as observed in daily practice in 1997-99 in seven Belgian hospitals. Data were obtained from clinical record review and from the sickness fund claims database, and included preoperative functional state, presence ...
Rademacher N - - 2005
The medial arterial supply to 68 of the 72 coxofemoral joints of 36 medium to large breed dogs was examined ultrasonographically. The medial circumflex femoral artery and three branches were identified; the artery and its transverse branch were identified in all 68 joints, and the deep branch was identified in ...
Gomceli Yasemin Bicer - - 2005
Isolated posterior femoral cutaneous neuropathy is rarely encountered. Electrophysiological documentation has only been made in a few cases. We present a 73 year-old male patient who underwent a coronary angiography procedure which was performed on his right femoral artery 2 months prior of referring to our electromyography (EMG) laboratory. After ...
Muhs Bart E - - 2005
Although minimally invasive (MI) cardiac surgery reduces blood loss, hospital stay, and recovery time, some MI approaches require femoral arterial cannulation, which introduces a heretofore unknown risk of femoral arterial injury. This study was performed to examine the risk of femoral arterial injury after Port Access MI cardiac surgery (PA-MICS) ...
Karahan M - - 2005
Traumatic false aneurysm of the femoral vein has never been reported in the English literature. The case is here reported of a footballer with a traumatic false aneurysm of the common femoral vein which was initially misdiagnosed as an arterial pseudoaneurysm. This is a very rare clinical condition, but this ...
Fukuda Hozumi - - 2005
The descending branch of the lateral femoral circumflex artery (LFCA) has found recent use as a new arterial graft for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Anatomical variants of the LFCA were assessed on femoral arteriograms obtained before CABG in 131 adult patients. The most common pattern, found in 78.6% of ...
Gay D A T - - 2005
AIMS: To evaluate the success of two different types of wire in common use in their ability to successfully cannulate the superficial femoral artery (SFA) using antegrade puncture. METHODS: 50 consecutive patients in whom antegrade infra-inguinal intervention was planned, underwent common femoral arterial puncture and then cannulation with either a ...
Gasparovic Hrvoje - - 2005
We present a technique for percutaneous femoral venous cannulation for initiation of cardiopulmonary bypass in the setting of previous femoral vessel exposure in which previous scarring prevents safe dilation of the subcutaneous tissues using standard techniques. The technique presented may be particularly helpful when redo sternotomy is deemed hazardous and ...
Yokoyama Ikuo - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: Skeletal muscle glucose utilization (SMGU) can be measured by 18F-FDG PET to characterize insulin resistance. The aim of this study was to determine whether femoral muscle SMGU can be measured without arterial blood sampling by sequential PET imaging of the thoracic and femoral regions. METHODS: Ten patients with possible ...
Spinosa David J - - 2005
PURPOSE: To describe the technique of subintimal arterial flossing with antegrade-retrograde intervention (SAFARI) to improve technical success for the performance of subintimal recanalization when there is failure to reenter the distal true lumen or when there is a limited segment of patent distal target artery available for reentry. MATERIALS AND ...
Lindeboom J E - - 2005
We describe a patient who suffered a stroke of unknown origin and presented a patent foramen ovale (PFO) at contrast echocardiography. This PFO was clearly detectable after contrast delivery in the femoral vein, while repeated contrast delivery in an antecubital vein only showed a negative contrast effect, which suggests that ...
Belardi Pietro - - 2005
The aim of this study was to investigate the diameters of the superficial femoral artery (SFA) and the popliteal artery (PA) in patients with type I aneurysmosis (diffuse aneurysm in the aortoiliac-common femoral segments combined with arteriomegaly of the femoropopliteal segments). The ratio between these diameters (SFA/PA index) was calculated. ...
Ozmen M M - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Both totally extraperitoneal (TEP) and preperitoneal (PPOR) approaches involve the placement of prosthetic material preperitoneally. As the prosthetic material overlies the femoral artery and vein, we aimed to assess its effect on the velocity and the diameter of the artery and vein, using colour Doppler ultrasonography in both approaches. ...
Paraskevas George - - 2004
The persistent sciatic artery (PSA) is a rare anatomical variant where the internal iliac artery and the axial artery of the embryo provide the major supply of the lower limb, the superficial femoral artery being usually poorly developed or absent. We describe an extremely large right PSA in a 79-year-old ...
Schiele T M - - 2004
We report on successful catheter therapy of acute occlusions of popliteal and crural arteries due to distal embolization from a vascular sealing device. A 45 years-old male patient underwent percutaneous coronary angiography. After primary successful closure of the right femoral artery by a sealing device the patient developed acute ipsilateral ...
Voskuil Michiel - - 2004
Monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (MCP-1) has been shown to be effective for the stimulation of collateral artery formation in small and large animal models. The availability of a genetic knockout mouse enables evaluation of the importance of the role of MCP-1 in the natural course of collateral artery growth. In ...
Goh Brian K P - - 2004
Superficial femoral artery muscular branch avulsion may occasionally be associated with blunt trauma in the absence of fractures or even minor injuries. Spontaneous rupture of the superficial femoral artery or its muscular branches is extremely rare, with only five previously reported cases. We report the first case of bilateral spontaneous ...
Kakoulidis Thanos P - - 2004
The technique of intraoperative vessel dilation is sometimes used to facilitate microvascular anastomosis and prevent vasospasm. Although this technique is not new, its application has not gained widespread acceptance mainly due to concerns raised about potential damage to the vessels acutely and during the postoperative period, leading to decreased vessel ...
Fusco Daniel S - - 2004
BACKGROUND: Recently, surgeons have embraced axillary artery cannulation for type A aortic dissection repair out of concern for malperfusion phenomena with traditional femoral artery cannulation. My colleagues and I sought to determine whether these concerns are justified. METHODS: Records of 86 consecutive patients (51 men and 35 women; age, 30 ...
Normayah K - - 2004
A young gentleman presented with a history of multiple pseudoaneurysms of the right carotid artery, left radial artery, right femoral artery as well as deep vein thrombosis involving the right femoral vein. A diagnosis of Behcet's disease was made on the basis of his history of recurrent oral and genital ...
Schramm R - - 2004
OBJECTIVE: Cytokine-induced recruitment of leukocytes is an early feature during arterial injury and atherosclerotic plaque formation. The aim of this study was to analyze the role of the beta2-integrin lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1 (LFA-1; CD11a/CD18) in cytokine-triggered firm leukocyte adhesion to arterial endothelium in vivo. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Intravital fluorescence microscopy ...
de Almeida M J - - 2004
AIM: Extrinsic compression of the popliteal artery and absence of surrounding anatomical abnormalities characterize the functional popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES). The diagnosis is confirmed to individuals who have typical symptoms of popliteal entrapment and occlusion or important stenosis of the popliteal artery with color duplex sonography (CDS), magnetic resonance ...
Illuminati G - - 2004
METHODS: A series of 9 patients of a mean age of 48 years, operated on for compression of the ilio-femoral venous axis is reported. The cause of obstruction was external compression in 3 cases, a retroperitoneal sarcoma in 1 case, and an infrarenal aortic aneurysm in 2. Two patients presented ...
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