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Binning Mandy J - - 2011
Neurointervention is an ever-evolving specialty with tools including microcatheters, microwires, and coils that allow treatment of pathological conditions in increasingly smaller intracranial arteries, requiring increasing accuracy. As endovascular tools evolve, so too should the imaging. To detail the use of microangiography performed with a novel fluoroscope during coiling of intracranial ...
Zhang Jun-Jing JJ Department of Surgery, The Affiliated Hospital of Inner Mongolia Medical College, Hohhot, China. - - 2011
Hepatic arterial pseudoaneurysm with hemobilia occurs less frequently as a complication of minilaparotomy cholecystectomy than laparoscopic cholecystectomy; however, given its severe nature, it needs to be managed promptly. This report presents a case of right hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm with hemobilia in a 36-year-old woman who underwent minilaparotomy cholecystectomy 5 weeks ...
Hsu Kang-Hong - - 2011
Total cavopulmonary connection remains a challenging procedure when treating heterotaxy syndrome patients with a widely separate drainage of the inferior vena cava and the hepatic vein into the common atrium. We trimmed a Gore-Tex tube graft (W.L. Gore & Associates, Flagstaff, AZ) to form a skirt to cover both openings ...
Paganin F - - 2011
Pulmonary manifestations in leptospirosis are considered a major complication and are related to a poor prognosis. We present a large series of patients with pulmonary involvement using a practical approach based on the presence of acute respiratory failure (ARF). A retrospective study of patients with confirmed leptospirosis. One hundred and ...
Manne Janaki R - - 2012
Acute pulmonary edema complicating electroconvulsive therapy is an extremely uncommon event that has rarely been described in the literature. Different theories, including one suggesting a cardiogenic component, have been proposed to explain its genesis. The present report describes a classic presentation of this condition with review of its potential mechanisms ...
Krijnen Paul A J - - 2011
OBJECTIVES: Arterial pressure induced vein graft injury can result in endothelial loss, accelerated atherosclerosis and vein graft failure. Inflammation, including complement activation, is assumed to play a pivotal role herein. Here, we analyzed the effects of C1-esterase inhibitor (C1inh) on early vein graft remodeling. METHODS: Human saphenous vein graft segments ...
Onoda Satoshi - - 2011
Background: The choice of recipient vessels is an important factor for successful head and neck reconstruction. Finding good recipient vessels for neck microsurgery can be difficult after patients have undergone radiation therapy, previous neck dissection or developed neck infections due to pharyngocutaneous fistulae. Thoracoacromial arteries and veins can be good ...
Brunelli Michele - - 2011
AimsAnatomic variability of the pulmonary vein (PV) ostium may adversely affect isolation rates with the circular fixed-size pulmonary vein ablation catheter (PVAC). We wanted to assess the influence on PV isolation rates of anatomic characteristics of the ostium, increasing experience of four different operators, and additional use of a steerable ...
Sakan Sanja - - 2011
Introduction: Central venous catheterization plays an important role in the treatment of emergency patients who require renal replacement therapy. Emergency patients with end-stage renal disease are at high risk for development of complications because of coagulation disorders, tissue, and organ changes due to uremia, anatomic variations, and obstruction of the ...
Shimizu Misao - - 2011
We here report a case of a 33-year-old woman who experienced secondary postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) due to uterine artery pseudoaneurysm rupture. She had intrauterine balloon tamponade for unexplained primary PPH after spontaneous vaginal delivery, and subsequent angiography showed no abnormal contrast extravasation. However, profuse vaginal bleeding occurred 22 days postpartum. Color ...
Yagmur Julide - - 2011
Saddle pulmonary embolism is defined as a visible thromboembolus straddling the bifurcation of the main pulmonary artery. It is very unusual to visualize a pulmonary artery thrombus on transthoracic echocardiography. We describe a case of a saddle embolus of the main pulmonary artery visualized by real time three-dimensional echocardiography and ...
Lauric Alexandra - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Aneurysm size ratio (SR), variably defined as the ratio of dome height (H) or maximal dimension (Dmax) over parent vessel (PV) diameter, has been proposed as a promising aneurysm rupture status predictor. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the incremental contribution of SR to retrospective rupture status determination in a large high-resolution ...
Fung Christian - - 2011
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), basal ganglia hematoma (BGH) and ischemic stroke are common diseases with diverging therapies. The simultaneous occurrence of these diseases is rare and complicates the therapy. We report the case of a 30-year-old man with a ruptured lenticulostriate artery after traumatic brain injury that caused the combination of ...
McAuliffe W - - 2011
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:A number of flow-diverting devices have become available for endovascular occlusion of cerebral aneurysms. This article reports immediate and midterm results in treating unruptured aneurysms with the PED.MATERIALS AND METHODS:A prospective registry was established at 3 Australian neurointerventional units. Aneurysms were treated on the basis of unfavorable anatomy ...
Sato Koji - - 2011
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Management of asymptomatic unruptured intracranial aneurysms remains controversial, and recent prospective follow-up studies showed that the rupture rate of small aneurysms is very low. These results are inconsistent with the finding that the majority of ruptured aneurysms in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage are small. METHODS: A Markov ...
Guler Ahmet - - 2011
A rarely reported complication of pacemaker lead extraction is embolization of the pulmonary vasculature by a fragmented lead tip. The tip fractured and migrated to the right pulmonary artery during the extraction, and it was successfully retrieved percutaneously. Percutaneous retrieval is an important treatment option of an embolized fragmented lead ...
Belcastro Mirko - - 2011
Type 1 neurofibromatosis (NF1) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by multiple forms of neural crest cell proliferation. Associated venous malformations are extremely rare. We present a case of a giant thrombosed internal jugular aneurysm with brachiocephalic vein thrombosis in an NF1 patient. Surgical correction required prophylactic left brachiocephalic vein ...
Osawa Hiroshi - - 2011
Cerebrovascular accidents after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) remain a complication despite the advancements in techniques. Aortic partial clamping should be avoided to prevent this cerebral complication. We use pedicle arterial grafts (bilateral internal-mammary arteries and the right gastroepiploic artery) and saphenous vein graft with a proximal anastomosis device for ...
Misao Takahiko - - 2011
We present a case in which video-assisted thoracic resection for intralobar pulmonary sequestration (ILPS) was successfully performed. A 36-year-old woman had repeated pneumonia. Chest computed tomography (CT) showed a round mass in the right lower lobe of the lung. Subsequent three-dimensional CT revealed that a large anomalous artery arising from ...
Voetsch Barbara - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a rare complication of hemodynamic augmentation for subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)-associated vasospasm. The roles of hyperperfusion and hypoperfusion in the genesis of PRES remain uncertain. METHODS: Case report. RESULTS: We admitted a 35-year-old woman with Hunt & Hess grade II SAH secondary to rupture ...
Mohammadi Abdolreza Rashidi - - 2011
The rupture of a cerebral aneurysm is the most common cause of subarachnoid hemorrhage. Endovascular embolization of the aneurysms by implantation of Guglielmi detachable coils (GDC) has become a major treatment approach in the prevention of a rupture. Implantation of the coils induces formation of tissues over the coils, embolizing ...
Zhang Hong-Liang - - 2011
Pulmonary angiography is widely performed in pulmonary hypertension patients, but its immediate effects on right heart hemodynamics and safety are not well known. The objective of this study was to investigate the right heart hemodynamic effects and safety of pulmonary angiography in Chinese patients with pulmonary hypertension. Between January 2008 ...
Ono Takashi - - 2011
Pseudoaneurysm is a major complication of percutaneous balloon angioplasty to treat recoarctation and restenosis after an interrupted aortic arch repair. Endovascular stent grafting to manage this complication has rarely been performed in children. We used a combination of open stent grafting and a prosthetic ascending aorta-to-descending aorta bypass to treat ...
Gao Xu - - 2011
Successful experiences of the Neuroform stent-assisted coiling have been reported by many teams in endovascular neurosurgery centers throughout the world. However, most of the reported complications involved a limited number of patients. To systematically report the complications of Neuroform stent-assisted coiling of intracranial aneurysms and to tentatively assess the efficacy ...
Casana R - - 2011
Purpose: Type A acute aortic dissection is a surgical emergency, and supra-aortic trunk involvement may be complicated by stroke in 6% to 20% of cases. A 66-year-old Caucasian female patient underwent a composite repair of the ascending aorta for type A aortic dissection. Postoperative period was complicated by episodes of ...
Riwoe Damien - - 2011
A 31-year-old woman presented with spontaneous tension pneumothorax. This was initially treated with needle decompression, which led to massive haemothorax. Treatment and methods to reduce the likelihood of this complication are discussed.
Lopez Stéphane - - 2011
Aortic thrombus is a rare and a life-threatening consequence of aortic trauma. We report the case of a young man presenting with this complication after a motor vehicle accident, and in whom a large aortic thrombus was identified at the aortic isthmus by computed tomography of the chest. The lesion ...
Matta Reva - - 2011
Persistent interstitial pulmonary emphysema is a rare condition that occurs in preterm infants on mechanical ventilation, characterized by abnormal accumulation of air in the pulmonary interstitium, due to disruption of the basement membrane. Diffuse persistent interstitial pulmonary emphysema is observed when small cysts are noted in all lobes of the ...
Marchandise Sébastien - - 2011
A 67-year-old woman with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF), not a candidate for anticoagulant therapy, underwent a combined procedure of pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) and occlusion of the left atrial appendage (LAA) with the Amplatzer cardiac plug prosthesis (AGA Medical Corporation, Plymouth, U.S.A.). After PVI, implantation of the Amplatzer cardiac plug ...
Wang Jian-Hua - - 2011
Pulmonary artery sling (PAS) is a rare congenital heart anomaly and may cause unexplained respiratory symptoms in infants. Since the non-specific respiratory symptoms of PAS may lead to misdiagnosis, the aim of this study was to clarify the clinical and imaging features of this disease for timely diagnosis and treatment. ...
Işılak Zafer - - 2011
We present a case of peripheral pulmonary artery stenosis that was incidentally detected by agitated saline contrast study. A 19-year-old male patient underwent cardiologic examination to determine suitability for military service. He had exertional intolerance since early childhood. Physical examination showed a murmur over the entire right hemithorax. Echocardiography showed ...
Salzedas-Netto Alcides Augusto - - 2011
Children with extrahepatic portal vein obstruction can be managed successfully by surgical intervention and should be evaluated for potential meso-Rex bypass. A Rex shunt variation is described to treat portal and superior mesenteric vein thrombosis. This technique uses the internal jugular vein as a conduit between the splenic vein and ...
Gadoth Avi - - 2011
In the past, carotid endarterectomy (CEA) was the only modality for invasive intervention in cases of carotid stenosis. Due to improvements in endovascular techniques (stenting), there is a growing debate regarding the preferred procedure for carotid intervention. To compare the 30 day complication rate after CEA and carotid angioplasty and ...
Dixit Rashmi - - 2011
Unilateral pulmonary venous atresia is an uncommon entity that is generally believed to be congenital. Most patients present in infancy or childhood with recurrent chest infections or hemoptysis. Pulmonary angiography is usually used for definitive diagnosis. However, the current multislice CT scanners may obviate the need for pulmonary angiography. We ...
Choh Naseer A - - 2011
Multiple pulmonary artery aneurysms are seen along with venous thrombosis in Hughes-Stovin syndrome, which many investigators believe is an incomplete form of Behcet's disease. We present a case of hemoptysis with multiple pulmonary artery aneurysms, femoral vein thrombosis, and oral ulcers with emphasis on its CT features.
Francis Howard W HW Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, - - 2011
To describe the histopathologic findings in the temporal bones of a patient with Susac's syndrome (SS). The key clinical features of SS consist of symptoms of encephalopathy, visual defects due to occlusion of branches of the retinal artery, and sensorineural hearing loss. The otopathology in SS has not been described. ...
Calvert Patrick A - - 2011
Aims: We describe the first report of an Edwards SAPIEN valve implanted in a tricuspid bioprosthesis from the femoral vein. We highlight the feasibility of this previously avoided approach and the techniques involved. Methods and results: A 61-year-old woman with multiple valve replacements for rheumatic heart disease presented with NHYA ...
Srivastava Anurakti - - 2012
Aneurysms of sinuses of Valsalva (ASOV) are thin-walled saccular or tubular outpouchings of the aortic sinuses, which can be either congenital or acquired. They can rupture into heart chambers, the pulmonary artery, or the pericardial space (Perloff, Clinical recognition of congenital heart disease, [8]). This report presents a rare case ...
Kanter Kirk R - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Despite improved mitral repair techniques, some children need mitral valve replacement (MVR). Due to small annulus size, supra-annular MVR is useful. METHODS: From 2003 to 2010, 15 children had 23 supra-annular MVRs. At first supra-annular MVR, median age was 6.5 months (28 days to 47 months); median weight was ...
Sufian Shekeeb - - 2012
We report a case of a 58-year-old male patient who underwent successful endovenous radiofrequency ablation of the left great saphenous vein for CEAP class 4a venous disease. On the third postoperative day, he had a duplex ultrasound scan for evaluation which showed successful occlusion of the great saphenous vein (GSV) ...
Liu Liangren - - 2011
Pulmonary sequestration is a rare congenital malformation mostly located in the thorax, while intra-abdominal pulmonary sequestration is an extremely rare type of pulmonary sequestration usually diagnosed during the first 6 months of life. Only 1 case of intra-abdominal pulmonary sequestration in a patient older than 60 years has been reported ...
Goubergrits L - - 2012
Haemodynamics and morphology play an important role in the genesis, growth and rupture of cerebral aneurysms. The goal of this study was to generate and analyse statistical wall shear stress (WSS) distributions and shapes in middle cerebral artery (MCA) saccular aneurysms. Unsteady flow was simulated in seven ruptured and 15 ...
Velat Gregory J - - 2011
The pipeline embolization device has demonstrated clinical success in the management of complex intracranial aneurysms arising along the anterior intracranial circulation with a relatively low complication profile. A case report is presented which describes a novel complication of delayed intraparenchymal hemorrhage following deployment of a pipeline embolization device for the ...
Yang Ji Yeon - - 2011
Azygous vein aneurysm is a rare congenital lesion that needs to be differentiated from mediastinal mass lesions. Although almost of these anomalies are asymptomatic lesions, we experienced an interesting case in which a thrombus within an azygous vein aneurysm in a 75-year-old woman caused pulmonary thromboembolism. The patient was managed ...
Trinidad-Hernandez Magdiel - - 2011
BACKGROUND: To describe a case of autoimmune inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) associated with rupture. METHODS: A 63-year-old woman presented with 5 days of abdominal pain, malaise, fever, and chills after 6 months of debilitating back pain with a 3-kg weight loss. On examination, she was shown to have a ...
Quintana Martínez I - - 2011
The StarClose(®) arterial device (Abbot Vascular Devices, Abbot Laboratories, Redwood City, CA, USA) rapidly seals a femoral artery puncture by means of a nitinol clip in the adventitia of the artery. It is a safe and effective device, with advantages as regards manual compression, but is not free of complications. ...
Demanget Nicolas - - 2012
Secondary interventions after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms are frequent because stent-graft (SG) related complications may occur (mainly endoleak and SG thrombosis). Complications have been related to insufficient SG flexibility, especially when devices are deployed in tortuous arteries. Little is known on the relationship between SG design and flexibility. ...
Haroon Y - - 2011
Infected aneurysms associated with Listeria monocytogenes are rare. We describe a case of an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm infected by Listeria monocytogenes. The aneurysm was diagnosed using a contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scan and the infective organism identified within positive blood cultures. The patient underwent a successful urgent open aortic ...
Scrivani Peter V - - 2011
During computed tomography (CT), the appearance of disease involving the pulmonary acinus may be described using terms such as atelectasis, ground-glass opacity, or consolidation. These CT signs, however, have not been correlated with histologic findings in canine pulmonary disease. To facilitate interpretation of lung diseases by CT signs, our goals ...
Xiang Jianping - - 2011
ObjectiveComputational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations of intracranial aneurysm hemodynamics usually adopt the simplification of the Newtonian blood rheology model. A study was undertaken to examine whether such a model affects the predicted hemodynamics in realistic intracranial aneurysm geometries.MethodsPulsatile CFD simulations were carried out using the Newtonian viscosity model and two ...
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