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Toth Gabor G Cleveland Clinic, Cerebrovascular Center, Cleveland, Ohio, - - 2014
Flow diverters have been used predominantly for large anterior circulation aneurysms. Data on the safety and efficacy of this treatment for posterior circulation aneurysms are limited. To present our posterior circulation flow diverter experience, outcomes and morbidity in comparison with recent studies. A retrospective chart and imaging review of six ...
Dorweiler Bernhard B Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center, Johannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
The objective of this study was to analyze our long-term results after open surgery for popliteal artery aneurysm. Records of patients who received surgery between 1998 and 2010 were retrieved from a computerized database and analyzed retrospectively. End points of the study were perioperative mortality and morbidity and patency and ...
Birati Edo Y EY Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, - - 2014
Patients on long-term left ventricular assist device (LVAD) support present unique challenges in the intensive care unit. It is crucial to know the status of end-organ perfusion, which may require invasive hemodynamic monitoring with a systemic arterial and pulmonary artery catheter. Depending on the indication for LVAD support (bridge to ...
Busse Laurence W LW Section of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Medical Center, 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a common diagnosis in critical care. Depending on the severity of clot burden, the clinical picture ranges from nearly asymptomatic to cardiovascular collapse. The signs and symptoms of PE are nonspecific. The clinician must have a high index of suspicion to make the diagnosis. PE is ...
Amarteifio E E Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany; Department of Radiology, German Cancer Research Center (dkfz), Heidelberg, - - 2014
To prove superiority of blood pool contrast agent gadofosveset over conventional contrast agent gadobenate dimeglumine for assessment of stenotic internal carotid artery (ICA). Eleven patients with high-grade ICA stenosis (≥75%), confirmed by duplex sonography, underwent MR angiography (MRA) with gadofosveset and gadobenate dimeglumine. Agreement in stenosis grade was reached in ...
Treasure Tom T Clinical Operational Research Unit, University College London, London, - - 2014
Elective root replacement in Marfan syndrome has improved life expectancy in affected patients. Three forms of surgery are now available: total root replacement (TRR) with a valved conduit, valve sparing root replacement (VSRR) and personalised external aortic root support (PEARS) with a macroporous mesh sleeve. TRR can be performed irrespective ...
Del Canto Peruyera P P Department of Angiology, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Cabueñes Hospital, Gijón, Spain - - 2014
Two cases of cystic adventitial disease treated at our institution over the last year are presented. They were middle-aged and apparently healthy patients, and the symptoms begin with a sudden onset of unilateral claudication. After performing a magnetic resonance angiography, a cystic formation attached to the adventitia of the popliteal ...
Kuy SreyRam S Overton Brooks Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Louisiana State University at Shreveport, - - 2014
We performed a national population-based study examining the incidence of both venous and arterial thromboembolic events in patients hospitalized with inflammatory bowel disease over the past decade. A retrospective cross-sectional analysis using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database was performed. Patients hospitalized with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis were identified using ...
Kasprzak P M PM Department of Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University Hospital, University of Regensburg, Franz-Josef-Strauss-Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
To report experience with the concept of temporary aneurysm sac perfusion (TASP) and second stage side branch completion to prevent severe spinal cord ischemia (SCI) after branched endovascular aortic repair (bEVAR) for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA). Patients were treated for TAAA with bEVAR between January 2009 and September 2012. TASP ...
Ogawa Eri E Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, - - 2014
Porto-pulmonary hypertension with moderate or severe pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is viewed as a contraindication to liver transplantation (LT) because of associated poor outcomes; however, patients with biliary atresia (BA) are generally good candidates for LT. Ten patients with moderate/severe PAH underwent living-donor LT (LDLT) at our institution; eight of ...
Sakamoto Aiko A Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related disease has been suggested to be involved in cardiovascular disorders such as chronic periaortitis. However, it remains unclear whether IgG4-related immuno-inflammation affects the subclinical stages of aortic remodeling. Here, we analyzed the relationship between serum IgG4 concentrations and the morphology of the ascending aorta. Serum concentrations of ...
Rahpeyma Amin A Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases Research Center, School of Dentistry, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, - - 2014
Knowledge of the presence of the alveolar antral artery in the lateral maxillary sinus wall is essential for surgeons who operate in this region. The purpose of this study was to investigate the correlation between alveolar antral artery diameter and lateral maxillary bony wall thickness in dentate patients. Thirty five ...
Jin B B Department of Radiology, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, P.R. China. - - 2014
Peripheral arterial aneurysms are a feature of Kawasaki disease (KD), and very little information has been published on this feature. Failure to recognize this important complication can lead to severe consequences such as peripheral gangrene. We present the case of a 2-year-old girl, diagnosed with KD at 11 months of ...
Fallahi Mohammad Javad MJ Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Nemazee Teaching Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, - - 2014
Pulmonary embolism is considered as a great masquerader due to its frequent nonspecific signs and symptoms. Typically pulmonary embolism is under-diagnosed or over-diagnosed. In this study a patient with pulmonary embolism is reported in which the patient exhibited two unusual manifestations namely; right upper quadrant abdominal pain and ST-T elevation ...
Suzumura Kazuhiro K Department of Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, Hyogo, - - 2014
Abstract Delayed arterial hemorrhage is a rare complication of pancreaticoduodenectomy that is associated with a high mortality and has no standard management. Between 2000 and 2011, 204 pancreaticoduodenectomies were performed, and there were 3 cases of delayed arterial hemorrhage. We reviewed the role of endoscopy, laparotomy, and interventional radiology the ...
Pereg David D Division of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
The aim of the study was to determine native coronary artery patency 1 year after coronary artery bypass grafting and to identify clinical and angiographic predictors for the development of a chronic total occlusion (CTO). In contrast to the large body of information regarding graft patency, data regarding atherosclerosis progression ...
Park M M Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, - - 2014
The introduction of the Pipeline Embolization Device (PED, eV3 Neurovascular, Irvine, California) has increased the complexity of the cerebral aneurysms which can be treated with neuro-interventional techniques. We sought to compare the recurrence rates following PED alone versus PED and coil embolization (PED/coil) of intracranial cerebral aneurysms in our single ...
Rai A A Interventional Neuroradiology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, - - 2014
As aneurysm treatment transitions towards flow-diversion, coils may become less important. This coupled with the emphasis on healthcare economics requires an assessment of the coil types that may be pertinent in future. We hypothesised that larger coils provide the biggest "bang for the buck" in occluding aneurysms and hence may ...
Paramasivam S S Neuroendovascualr Surgery, Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, - - 2014
We describe our experience using detachable tip microcatheters in the embolization of brain arteriovenous malformations, pial arteriovenous fistulas and vein of Galen malformations. We discuss the safety and efficacy using the detachable tip microcatheter. During a period 9 month from March 2013 through March 2014, 16 pediatric patients in 21 ...
Gandhi D D Radiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, - - 2014
Endovascular vessel occlusion may be necessary to treat a variety of neurovascular pathologies such as pseudo-aneurysms and giant aneurysms, iatrogenic and penetrating vascular injuries and direct arteriovenous fistulas of the carotid and vertebral arteries. Endovascular devices commonly used for such deconstructive approaches include detachable balloons, micro-coils, liquid embolic agents or ...
Piotin M M Interventional Neuroradiology, Fondation Rothschild, Paris, - - 2014
Endovascular Stent-assisted coiling is a well establish technique for treatment of wide-necked intracranial aneurysms. However, it remains a challenge to successfully treat complex wide-necked bifurcate aneurysms by using a single-stent and double (X and Y) stenting introduce other procedural variables. The purpose of the French Barrel™ Prospective Registry, an intention ...
Choudhri O O Neurosurgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, - - 2014
Acute ischemic stroke secondary to cervical carotid artery occlusion can lead to significant morbidity and mortality. Acute carotid occlusion may be managed by carotid angioplasty, stenting, or both. The use of carotid stents requires patients to be placed on dual antiplatelet agents, which may contribute to increased haemorrhage risk. We ...
Woodward B B Vista Radiology, Knoxville, TN, - - 2014
Carotid stenosis in the setting of anterior circulation embolic disease poses significant difficulties due to the complex nature of endovascular repair. There is ongoing debate about the benefits of initially treating distally versus proximally. However, the best method of treating proximal disease remains ambiguous. While stenting may lead to better ...
Moon K K Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, - - 2014
Intracranial aneurysms, especially those of the cavernous segment of the internal carotid artery (ICA), can present with cranial nerve palsies. Few studies exist reporting the outcomes of cranial neuropathies following treatment with the Pipeline Embolization Device (PED). A prospectively maintained endovascular database was reviewed for all patients treated with the ...
Nossek E E Neurosurgery, North-Shore LIJ Health System, Manhasset, NY, - - 2014
The utility of the pipeline embolization device (PED) has been described as the sole device for treatment of brain aneurysms. The benefit using concurrent coils with limited number of PEDs is not well documented. We describe our experience with this technique as well as our mid-term clinical and angiographic results. ...
Colby G G Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, - - 2014
Flow diversion is an effective and increasingly accepted method for endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms. Additionally, the public has heightened concerns regarding radiation exposure from medical procedures. This study analyzes radiation dose and fluoroscopy time during treatment of large and giant proximal internal carotid artery (ICA) aneurysms with the pipeline ...
Lodi Y Y Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology, Upstate Medical University, Johnson City, NY, - - 2014
To prevent thromboembolic events in stent-assisted coiling of aneurysm, 5 to 7 days of being on both aspirin and clopidogrel is considered acceptable. For ruptured cases a loading doses of aspirin and clopidogrel is required at least two hours prior to stent placement. However, antiplatelet regimen in stent-assisted treatment of ...
Pierot L L Radiology, Hôpital Maison-Blanche, Reims, - - 2014
Flow disruption with the WEB-DL device has been used safely for the treatment of wide-necked bifurcation aneurysms but the stability of aneurysm occlusion after this treatment is unknown. This retrospective multicenter European study analyzed short- and midterm data in patients treated with WEB-DL. Twelve European neurointerventional centers participated to the ...
Quadri S S Institute of Clinical Orthopedics and Neuroscience (ICON), Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs, CA, - - 2014
Balloon-assisted coil embolization (BACE) has become an important adjunct in the endovascular treatment of wide neck intracranial aneurysms. The management of broad-necked cerebral aneurysms is technically very perplex due to a variety of factors, which include difficulty in defining the aneurysm/parent vessel interface angiographically and problems in achieving complete aneurysmal ...
Toth G G Cerebrovascular Center, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, - - 2014
Flow diverters have been increasingly utilised for the treatment of large intracranial aneurysms, predominantly in the anterior circulation. There is limited data available on the safety and efficacy of this treatment approach for posterior circulation aneurysms, which often times have limited therapeutic options and unfavorable natural history. The goal of ...
Jagadeesan B B Radiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, - - 2014
Trans-arterial endovascular embolization using liquid embolics for the treatment of intra-cranial vascular lesions can be challenging in neonates and infants due to difficulties with arterial access. This is particularly true when repeated procedures have to be performed for staged embolization of very complex lesions. Sometimes, there can be severe intra-procedural ...
Spiotta A A Neurosciences, MUSC, Charleston, SC, - - 2014
Conventional onyx embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) requires lengthy procedure and fluoroscopy times to form an adequate 'proximal plug' for distal delivery of the material while minimising the likelihood of reflux and nontargeted embolization. We review our experience with balloon-augmented onyx embolization of AVMs utilising a dual-lumen catheter. Data ...
Zaidat O O Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, - - 2014
To describe the periprocedural results of the TARGET Registry, an on-going, prospective, non-randomised, multicenter, real-world study of patients with ruptured or unruptured intracranial aneurysms that are embolised with the new generation TARGET Coils. In particular, the aneurysm that were coiled with 100% 360 complex coils only were compared to the ...
Park M M Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, - - 2014
Although the Pipeline Embolization Device (PED, eV3 Neurovascular, Irvine, California) has provided the field of neuro-interventional surgery with a significant leap forward in the treatment of cerebral aneurysms, treatment failures still exist with this new platform. We sought to examine our experience with re-treatments of cerebral aneurysms after initial treatment ...
Honarmand A A Radiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, - - 2014
After space-occupying lesions and mechanical disruptions of CSF drainage have been excluded, intracranial venous hypertension (ICVH) often is the central mechanism leading to intracranial hypertension and its causes can be categorized into primary venous outflow compromise (PVOC), arteriovenous shunting (AVS) and idiopathic intracranial hypertension syndrome (IIH). We identified pediatric cases ...
Lodi Y Y Neurology, Neurosurgery & Radiology, Upstate Medical University/UHS-Wilson Medical Center, Johnson City, NY, - - 2014
The incidence and the relationship between the symptomatic cervical internal carotid artery dissecting pseudoaneurysm (DP) and the presence of intracranial aneurysm in the same ICA distribution is unknown. To describe two patients who underwent treatment of their both symptomatic cervical DP and intracranial aneurysm using endovascular strategies. Retrospective review from ...
Lodi Y Y Neurology, Neurosurgery & Radiology, Upstate Medical University, Johnson City, NY, - - 2014
The natural history of intracranial dissecting pseudo-aneurysm is not known. The optimum treatment strategies are not defined. The recent case series demonstrated non favorable clinical outcome when endovascular pipeline device was utilised to treat intracranial dissection aneurysm. To describe the treatment modalities that were undertaken to treat our series of ...
Choudhri O O Neurosurgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, - - 2014
The utilization of cerebral angiography in the diagnosis and management of patients with unruptured cerebral aneurysms varies across the United States. Given advances in noninvasive imaging, such as CT and MR angiography, patients with unruptured aneurysms may never undergo cerebral angiography. This study explores shifting trends in the utilization of ...
Zanaty M M Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, - - 2014
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of flow-diversion for treatment of large and complex middle cerebral artery (MCA) aneurysms We conducted a retrospective review of the clinical charts of all patients who underwent PED placement for aneurysm at our institution from October 2010 to October 2013. We included 10 patients ...
Chalouhi N N Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, - - 2014
Flow diverters are increasingly used for treatment of intracranial aneurysms. In previous series, the Pipeline Embolization Device (PED) was used essentially for the treatment of unruptured aneurysms. Little is known about the use of the PED in ruptured aneurysms. We assess the safety and efficacy of the PED in the ...
Chalouhi N N Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, - - 2014
Flow diverters are increasingly used for treatment of intracranial aneurysms. In most series, the PED was used for the treatment of large, giant, complex, and fusiform aneurysms. Little is known about the use of the PED in small aneurysms. The purpose of this study was to assess the safety and ...
Crimmins M M Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, - - 2014
We assessed the outcome of aneurysms which were eligible for treatment using flow diversion device which were treated with detachable coils prior to the adoption of Pipeline. Data was obtained from a retrospective database of endovascularly Cases were sorted into two groups for this study. Group one consisted of aneurysm ...
Asif K K Neurology, MCW, Milwaukee, WI, - - 2014
The anterior communicating (ACom) artery is the most common location of cerebral aneurysms harbouring upto 30-37% of all treated aneurysms. Amongst all ruptured aneurysms, the proportion of patients with very small aneurysms ranges from 12-18%. Treatment of very small aneurysms (<3 mm) of the anterior communicating artery presents a unique ...
Lee J J Neurology, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, REPUBLIC of - - 2014
Carotid artery stenting (CAS) has emerged as a potential alternative to endarterectomy and its clinical practise dramatically increased in many parts of the world. This study aims to determine the safety and post-procedural complication of carotid artery stenting at a single-center institution in Korea. We retrospectively analyzed all CAS procedures ...
Pierot L L Radiology, Hôpital Maison-Blanche, Reims, - - 2014
WEBCAST is a European study dedicated to the evaluation of the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of endovascular treatment with WEB of intracranial aneurysms. The study was conducted in 10 European centers. Inclusion criteria were aneurysms located at internal carotid artery bifurcation, middle cerebral artery, basilar artery, and anterior communicating artery ...
Caplan J J Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, - - 2014
Endovascular coil embolization with or without stenting for the treatment of posterior communicating artery (PcommA) aneurysms is well established. However, if the PcommA originates from the base of the aneurysm, complete aneurysm obliteration with preservation of the PcommA may not be possible without the use of stent-assisted coiling (SAC). Depending ...
Shownkeen H H Neurointerventional Surgery, Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL, - - 2014
A case presentation of the treatment of a large-giant, symptomatic, fusiform basilar artery aneurysm using kissing telescopic stents. The patient is a 53 year old male who presented for further evaluation of a giant fusiform basilar artery aneurysm which was found on MRI obtained for headache and bilateral upper extremity ...
Durst C C Radiology and Medical Imaging, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, - - 2014
Aneurysms arising from the ophthalmic segment of the internal carotid artery (ICA) account for approximately 5% of all intracranial aneurysms. The Pipeline Embolization Device (PED) is a relatively new device available for treatment of these aneurysms. Here, we compare our experience with PED versus coil embolization in the treatment of ...
Grossberg J J Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy and safety of flow diversion technology in the treatment of aneurysms of carotid-ophthalmic aneurysms. This study retrospectively reviewed outcomes in 45 consecutive patients with carotid-ophthalmic aneurysms who were treated with Pipeline Embolization Device (PED) by three separate neuro-interventionalists. A chart ...
Puri A A Division Neuroimaging and Intervention (NII), Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, - - 2014
Pipeline Embolization Device (PED) is currently indicated for treatment of large and complex intracranial aneurysms centerd along the cavernous/intradural segment of the internal carotid artery (ICA) proximal to the Posterior Communicating (PCom) artery. The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of flow diversion treatment in ...
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