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Kretz Benjamin B Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France. Electronic address: - - 2013
We report the case of a 21-year-old man, with a Candida-related endocarditis causing multiple emboli and bilateral false aneurysms of the internal iliac arteries. As the distal runoff vasculatures of both internal iliac arteries were occluded, these arteries required ligation. Although there were few consequences with the procedure, multiple emboli ...
Kocovski Linda - - 2013
Candida arteritis is an uncommon condition but important to recognize due to the risk of significant morbidity and the difficulty in management of the enduring fungal infection. The authors report a rare case of a man with a femoral artery pseudoaneurysm with persistent Candida albicans infection, as a complication of ...
García Guillermo - - 2012
The use of the endovascular prostheses in abdominal aortic aneurysm has proven to be an effective technique to reduce the pressure and rupture risk of aneurysm. Nevertheless, in a long-term perspective, complications such as leaks inside the aneurysm sac (endoleaks) could appear causing a pressure elevation and increasing the danger ...
Yin Zongtao - - 2012
Right-side heart function is essentially externalized during extracardiac total cavopulmonary connection. The Fontan procedure has a certain impact on pulmonary hemoperfusion and may explain various postsurgical complications. In this study, alterations of pulmonary perfusion in patients undergoing the Fontan procedure were analyzed at the 5-year postoperative mark by radionuclide imaging ...
Heller Robert S - - 2012
ObjectiveThe gold standard for the diagnosis of intracranial atherosclerosis remains catheter based digital subtraction angiography (DSA). A symptomatic hemodynamically non-significant intracranial atherosclerotic lesion is described, whose underlying embologenic characteristics were not detectable by either DSA or three-dimensional rotational angiography (3DRA) but fully realized by C-arm cone beam CT (CBCT) angiography.Clinical ...
Kan Peter P Department of Neurosurgery, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, - - 2013
Endovascular treatment of very small aneurysms is technically difficult, although recent advances with coils, microcatheters and adjunctive techniques such as balloon- or stent-assisted coiling have improved the outcomes. The microangiographic fluoroscope (MAF) is a new high-resolution x-ray detector developed for neurointerventional procedures in which superior resolution is required within a ...
Takahashi Koji - - 2012
BackgroundIn the primary infection of pulmonary histoplasmosis, pulmonary lesions are commonly solitary and associated with hilar and/or mediastinal nodal diseases, which spontaneously resolve, resulting in calcifications in individuals with normal cellular immunity.PurposeTo assess the lymphatic drainage to the mediastinum from each pulmonary segment and lobe using computed tomographic (CT) observations ...
Bender M H M - - 2012
INTRODUCTION: Endurance athletes may suffer from intermittent claudication. A subgroup of 16% has severe iliac artery stenosis due to endofibrosis. In this study we report the short- and mid-term results of endarterectomy with venous patching. PATIENTS/METHODS: Athletes with claudication-like complaints were analysed using a protocol including cycling test and provocative ...
Ilica Ahmet Turan - - 2012
A 20 year-old man presented with pain and swelling of the left submandibular area. Neck sonography revealed enlargement of the submandibular gland, coarsening of its echotexture with a few calculi and a multiloculated cystic lesion. Doppler sonography revealed venous flow within the cystic lesion and aneurysmal dilatation of the adjacent ...
Lee Jason T - - 2012
The lack of readily available branched and fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) options has created an opportunity for creative deployment of endograft components to treat juxtarenal aneurysms. We present our early experience with "snorkel" or "chimney" techniques in the endovascular management of complex aortic aneurysms. We retrospectively reviewed planned snorkel ...
Baharoglu Merih I - - 2012
Object Prediction of aneurysm rupture likelihood is clinically valuable, given that more unruptured aneurysms are being discovered incidentally with the increased use of imaging. The authors set out to evaluate the relative performance of morphological features for rupture status discrimination in the context of the divergent geometrical and hemodynamic characteristics ...
Oishi H - - 2012
Although the natural course of UIAs remains unclear, the risk of aneurysmal SAH due to small (<10 mm) asymptomatic UIAs is low. Endovascular therapy for UIAs has increased because of device development and the need for less invasive treatment. We report the results, safety, and efficacy of endovascular therapy of ...
Monsignore Lucas Moretti - - 2012
PURPOSE: To report on our clinical experience with and the success rate and safety of percutaneous transcatheter embolization with N-butyl cyanoacrylate (NBCA) as the lone primary embolic agent used for arterial embolization of hemorrhagic liver lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective study enrolled all patients who presented to the emergency ...
Georgakarakos Efstratios I - - 2012
Upper limb vein aneurysms complicate all types of autogenous arteriovenous fistulae (AVF) and comprise false aneurysms secondary to venipuncture trauma as well as true aneurysms, characterized by dilatation of native veins. The dilatation of a normal vein and the development of a true aneurysm are strongly influenced by local hemodynamic ...
Peer Syed Murfad - - 2012
Right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) aneurysm is a known complication of tetralogy of Fallot repair when a ventriculotomy is done. It leads to RV dysfunction and may require re-operation. We describe a rare instance of a patient who developed an RVOT aneurysm after trans-ventricular repair of tetralogy of Fallot, which ...
Seipelt Ralf G - - 2012
We report on three out of 270 consecutive patients (1.1%) suffering from coronary artery obstruction or occlusion at the end of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). The partial or total obstruction of the coronary artery seen in the post-implantation aortography was accompanied by haemodynamic instability and electrocardiographic changes typical for ...
Lee Sun Joo - - 2012
The distal anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA) aneurysms located inside the internal auditory canal are rare. The association of the distal AICA aneurysms and an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) on the same arterial trunk is exceptional. Eight reports of a total of ten cases have been published and all of the ...
Naughton Peter A - - 2012
A significant proportion of patients undergoing endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) have common iliac artery aneurysms (CIAA). Aneurysmal involvement at the iliac bifurcation potentially undermines long-term durability. Patients with CIAA who underwent EVAR were identified in two teaching hospitals. Bell-bottom technique (BBT; iliac limb ≥20 mm) or internal iliac artery embolization ...
Falahatkar Siavash - - 2012
A Double-J stent may be used for ureteral injury because of a gynecologic procedure. Intravascular migration of a Double-J stent into the inferior vena cava as an uncommon complication of ureteral stent placement is reported. Percutaneous removal of the migrated stent was performed through the left femoral vein under angiographic ...
Ikeda Akihiko - - 2012
We describe a case of subaortic left ventricular aneurysm with concealed infective endocarditis. The patient, who was diagnosed with aortic regurgitation and a subaortic left ventricular aneurysm, did not exhibit any evidence of infective endocarditis preoperatively. However, histopathological examination after an aortic valve replacement revealed neutrophil infiltration in the resected ...
Reiter Dena A - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Ruptured hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm, a type of visceral artery aneurysm, is a rare condition that is life threatening if not diagnosed and treated rapidly in the emergency department (ED). Patients presenting with this condition require aggressive resuscitation. Endovascular embolization is the first-line treatment option. OBJECTIVES: We present a case ...
Schramm René - - 2012
A 77-year-old male patient was scheduled for transcatheter aortic valve implantation for symptomatic and severe aortic valve stenosis. Severe multidirectional kinking of the aorta based on aortic coarctation did not allow for the transfemoral, but only for the transapical approach. The procedure was complicated because of the technically challenging retrograde ...
Maheux-Lacroix Sarah - - 2012
A 46-year-old woman had an unusual complication from uterine myoma embolization by development of extensive necrosis with subsequent uterine perforation at the location of a previous myomectomy. We suggest that a scarred uterus may be a risk factor for uterine fibroid embolization complications, such as uterine necrosis.
Abraham Robert J - - 2012
The Pipeline Embolization Device (ev3 Endovascular Inc, Plymouth, Minnesota) is a new endovascular device designed to exclude suitable intracranial aneurysms. A 56-year-old woman presented with a symptomatic 4.1-cm splenic artery aneurysm (SAA) that was successfully managed with a two-staged treatment plan involving selective segmental splenic artery embolization and subsequent deployment ...
Riesenman Paul J - - 2012
A 72-year-old male presented with a 7.4-cm abdominal aortic aneurysm with bilateral common and internal iliac involvement. To maintain pelvic perfusion, preservation of the patient's left hypogastric artery (HA) was pursued. Two weeks after right HA embolization, endovascular repair of the patient's aneurysms was performed using a branched endograft approach. ...
Jolobe Oscar - - 2012
Involvement of extracranial arteries in paradoxical embolism.
Synowiec Tomasz - - 2012
While abdominal aortic aneurysms are quite common, visceral aneurysms are a seldomly diagnosed vascular pathology. Aneurysms of renal arteries, abdominal aorta and iliac arteries seem to be very rare. We present a patient after renal transplantation with aneurysms of both stumps of the renal arteries, abdominal aortic aneurysm and aneurysms ...
Li Yuebing Y Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, The Lehigh Valley Health Network, 1250 S. South Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18103, USA. - - 2012
Thrombolysis for acute ischemic stroke has been rarely administrated during pregnancy. Paradoxical embolism through a patent foramen ovale (PFO) or pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is an identified risk factor for ischemic stroke. We report a 24-year-old woman at 11 weeks gestation who developed a sudden onset of dysarthria, hemiparesis, and ...
Azadani Ali N - - 2011
OBJECTIVESignificant dilation of the pulmonary autograft is problematic after the Ross operation and may require reoperation. Pulmonary autograft remodelling occurs in response to the immediate rise in pressure and consequently wall stress. Stress-strain response of the pulmonary root plays an important role in understanding autograft function and remodelling following the ...
Gao B - - 2011
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:Wide-neck bifurcating aneurysms are increasingly treated with intracranial stent-assisted coiling by using shape-memory alloy microstents. We sought to investigate the short- and long-term effects of intracranial stent implantation on the geometry and angular conformation of the stent-coiled vascular bifurcation.MATERIALS AND METHODS:Thirty patients underwent stent-mediated coiling for 31 bifurcation ...
Sugimura Yukiharu - - 2011
A 68-year-old man presented at the outpatient clinic with epigastric discomfort. He had suffered a myocardial infarction 10 years previously. Chest radiography and computed tomography showed a giant calcified aneurysm in the left ventricle. Electrocardiography indicated atrial fibrillation. Echocardiography showed moderate mitral regurgitation and enlarged left atrium. End-diastolic volume and ...
Ysuda R - - 2011
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:To our knowledge, no reproducible animal model of a giant bifurcation type aneurysm has been described. It was our aim to develop a 1-stage and reproducible model of canines.MATERIALS AND METHODS:Nine canines were involved. Bilateral CCAs were exposed. The left CCA was divided and its distal segment was ...
Endo H - - 2011
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:Ischemic complications after coil embolization of the PcomA aneurysms are not thoroughly understood, especially in cases in which the PcomA is sacrificed. Our purpose was to examine the preoperative angiographic features and pattern of postoperative cerebral infarctions exhibited by patients who underwent embolization of ruptured PcomA aneurysms with ...
Wu Teddy Y - - 2011
Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is an effective treatment for patients with recently symptomatic severe carotid stenosis and in selected patients with symptomatic moderate carotid stenosis. Carotid artery angioplasty and stenting (CAS) is emerging as an alternative to CEA, and randomised controlled trials suggest comparable efficacy to CEA in prevention of non-perioperative ...
Nagase Yuichi - - 2011
Clinical evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of pharmacological and mechanical thromboprophylaxis for the prevention of pulmonary embolism is limited because the prevalence of postoperative pulmonary embolism following total hip and knee arthroplasty is very low. Our purposes were to characterize a patient population with in-hospital pulmonary embolism, to identify perioperative risk ...
Do─čan Selen - - 2011
Carotid-cavernous aneurysm accounts for 2-9% of all intracranial aneurysms. The rupture of carotid-cavernous aneurysm is usually caused by a trauma. Nevertheless, spontaneous rupture may rarely be encountered. Here, we report a term pregnant woman who was diagnosed to have a spontaneous carotid-cavernous fistula due to carotid-cavernous aneurysm rupture and was ...
Murakami Tomoaki - - 2011
Aims: A coronary aneurysm is one of the most frequent complications of Kawasaki disease, and yet there is little information concerning the haemodynamic abnormality influenced by the existence of a coronary aneurysm. When blood flow passes through an aneurysm, the turbulence that then occurs means that part of the initial ...
Manghat N E - - 2012
Radiofrequency ablation of the pulmonary veins is an accepted treatment for atrial fibrillation. An accurate knowledge of pulmonary venous anatomy and dimensions is desirable prior to such a procedure. The objective of this study was to use 64-detector row cardiac CT to investigate the changes in pulmonary venous dimensions during ...
Sun Hao-Feng - - 2011
Abstract  We report a rare case of tetralogy of Fallot associated with anomalous origin of the left pulmonary artery from the aorta and aortopulmonary window. Successful one-stage total correction was performed under cardiopulmonary bypass, including implantation of the left pulmonary artery, repair of aortopulmonary window, and correction of tetralogy of ...
Truong Tuan - - 2011
A 46-year-old female was found to have a saccular superior mesenteric vein (SMV) aneurysm on computed tomography (CT) scan during workup for abdominal pain. It measured 3.5 cm in diameter. The SMV aneurysm was successfully resected, and the SMV was repaired with femoral vein patch angioplasty. She was placed on ...
Egashira Yusuke - - 2011
We describe a poorly recognised and rare complication following the endovascular embolisation of ruptured cerebral aneurysms. Three patients with dense focal subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) developed continuous growth of remote intracerebral haematoma (ICH) following endovascular embolisation of a ruptured aneurysm. All endovascular procedures were conducted within less than 6hours after the ...
Bhagwat Krishna - - 2012
Primary angiosarcoma of pulmonary artery is a very rare lesion. We present a case of primary angiosarcoma that was initially misdiagnosed as a subacute massive pulmonary thromboembolism in a 30-year-old man. This rare disease is usually indistinguishable from acute or chronic thromboembolic disease of the pulmonary arteries. The clinical and ...
Edwards Nicholas M NM Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati, OH, USA. - - 2012
Physical activity (PA) is associated with decreased levels of arterial stiffness in adults, but the relationship between PA and multiple measures of arterial stiffness in adolescents and young adults is not clear. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that PA is an independent predictor of multiple ...
Senbokuya Nobuo - - 2011
We report a case of a 38-year-old man with a giant serpentine aneurysm arising from the distal anterior cerebral artery. This aneurysm grew from a fusiform aneurysm to a huge aneurysm within 5 months before manifesting as a mass lesion. The aneurysm was largely filled with thrombus, and 4 distal ...
Fernández Angel L - - 2011
Mechanical occlusion of the right coronary artery during aortic valve surgery is an infrequent but serious complication. Early recognition and expeditious management are important to reduce mortality. We developed a safe, quick, and easy technique to assess right coronary artery flow after aortic valve surgery. Direct intraoperative right coronary artery ...
Dvir Danny - - 2011
Apical complications are considered the "Achilles' heel" of transapical aortic valve implantation, in which laceration and hemorrhage are potentially fatal. We describe the case of a rare complication of the transapical aortic valve implantation procedure, where after apical closure, tension on a distal coronary segment resulted in flow obstruction. Clinicians ...
Montán Carl - - 2011
Abstract Purpose: To evaluate the midterm outcomes and potential risk factors associated with the fascia suture technique (FST) for closure of femoral artery access sites after percutaneous endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR). Methods: Between April 2007 and April 2008, 100 consecutive EVAR cases were evaluated retrospectively. A third of the procedures ...
Sanada Y - - 2011
Excessive portal pressure at an early stage after living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) can damage sinusoidal endothelial cells and hepatocytes through shear stress leading to graft failure, or hepatic arterial complications due to low hepatic artery flow from a hepatic arterial buffer response. We encountered a case in which excessive portal ...
Nakano Yoshiteru - - 2011
Only a small number of aneurysms arising on the posterior communicating artery itself (true Pcom aneurysm) have been reported. We report two cases of ruptured true Pcom aneurysms with some characteristic features of true Pcom aneurysm. A 43 year old man suffering from subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) had an aneurysm arising ...
La Manna Alessio - - 2011
Coronary artery aneurysm is a relatively uncommon disorder characterized by coronary artery dilatation with diameter that exceeds 50% of the normal adjacent segments with atherosclerosis being the most common etiology. Aneurysms can be adjacent to a stenosis in a post- or prestenotic location. Both anatomical conditions are technically challenging regarding ...
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