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Papagiannaki C C From the Department of Neuroradiology (C.P., D.H.), Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) Tours, Tours, France; Department of Neuroradiology (L.S., J.M.), Hôpital Beaujon, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Clichy, France; Department of Neuroradiology (A.-C.J., C.C.), CHU Toulouse, Toulouse, France; Department of Neuroradiology (A.B., L.P.), CHU Reims, Reims, France; Department of Neuroradiology (J.-Y.G.), CHU Rennes, Rennes, France; Department of Neuroradiology (V.C.), CHU Montpellier, Montpellier, France; Department of Neuroradiology (H.D.), CHU Nantes, Nantes, France; Department of Neuroradiology (F.T.), CHU Lyon, Lyon France; Department of Neuroradiology (S.V.), CHU Poitiers, Poitiers, France; Department of Neuroradiology (X.B.), CHU Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France; and Department of Neuroradiology (P.C.), CHU Caen, Caen, - - 2014
The safety and efficacy of WEB flow disruption have been analyzed in small, retrospective series. The object of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of WEB flow disruption in a large, multicenter, prospectively collected population. Data from all patients treated with the WEB-DL device between June 2011 ...
Maurer C J CJ Klinik für Neuroradiologie, Universitätsklinik Freiburg, Breisacher Straße 64, 79106, Freiburg, Germany, - - 2014
Acute major stroke with high-grade stenosis or occlusion of the extracranial internal carotid artery (ICA) and additional intracranial large artery occlusion is increasingly treated with a mechanical endovascular approach by extracranial stenting and intracranial thrombectomy due to poor response to systemic thrombolysis with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rtPA). This article ...
Giordano Arturo A aUnità Operativa di Interventistica Cardiovascolare, Presidio Ospedaliero Pineta Grande, Castelvolturno bUnità Operativa di Emodinamica, Casa di Salute Santa Lucia, San Giuseppe Vesuviano cDepartment of Medico-Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, Latina, - - 2014
Endovascular therapy for popliteal and infrapopliteal artery disease in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) remains challenging, given the high risk of adverse events. Favorable results for coronary balloon-expandable drug-eluting stents (DESs) in this arterial district have been reported in selected studies, but uncertainty persists on their risk-benefit balance in ...
Yoon Jang W JW 1Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA 2Department of Neurosurgery, University of Buffalo Medical Center, NY, USA 3Current Affiliation: Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Arizona, AZ, USA (Work was conducted while author was at the University of Buffalo Medical Center) 4Department of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA 5Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, IL, USA 6Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, TX, USA 7Department of Neurosurgery, Albany Medical Center, NY, USA 8Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, OH, USA 9Lyerly Neurosurgery, Baptist Health, Jacksonville, FL, - - 2014
Treatment of internal carotid ruptured blister aneurysms (IC-RBA) presents many challenges to neurosurgeons due to a high propensity for re-bleeding during intervention. The role of a pipeline embolization device (PED) in the treatment of this challenging aneurysm subtype remains undefined despite theoretical advantages. The authors present a series of 11 ...
Nichols Francis C FC Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA, - - 2014
Patients with untreated metastatic disease have a less than 5 % to 10 % 5-year survival, and for the patient who has metastatic disease isolated to the lungs, pulmonary metastasectomy remains the best hope for cure. Pulmonary metastasectomy has been performed for decades. However, despite hundreds of studies spanning several decades, randomized ...
De Backer Ole O Department of Cardiology, Rigshospitalet Blegdamsvej 9, 2100, Copenhagen, - - 2014
An extensive thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) is a potentially life-threatening condition and remains a technical challenge to surgeons. Over the past decade, repair of aortic arch aneurysms has been accomplished using both hybrid (open and endovascular) and totally endovascular techniques. Thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) has changed and extended management ...
Gavriilaki Eleni E a3rd Department of Internal Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki bDepartment of Nephrology, General Hospital of Edessa, Edessa cHematology Department and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) Unit, G. Papanicolaou Hospital, Thessaloniki, - - 2014
Polycythaemia vera represents a rare chronic myeloproliferative neoplasm characterized by an increased thrombotic risk. Previous case reports have documented a link between primary or secondary polycythemia and the presence of renal artery stenosis and renovascular hypertension. Herein, we report an exceptional case of renal artery restenosis leading to uncontrolled hypertension ...
Anderson Joe J Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to demonstrate a technique that uses physician-assembled endografts to make use of the benefits of parallel grafts while also providing for circumferential seal and fixation in repair of thoracoabdominal aneurysms in inoperable patients. A single-center all-comers retrospective analysis of 14 patients was performed that ...
Ren Xin X Department of Cardiology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University , Chengdu , - - 2014
Abstract Previous reports of percutaneous coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass graft outcomes in coronary artery disease patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) were inconsistent. We evaluated the optimal revascularization strategy for CKD patients. We searched Pub Med, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and scanned the ...
Florea Alexandra A Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Kingston General Hospital, Queen's University, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON, K7L 2V7, - - 2014
Cerebral ischemia is a known complication of carotid cross-clamping during carotid endarterectomy. Selective intraluminal shunting for cerebral protection is not always effective and carries risks. The purpose of this study was to identify potentially modifiable risk factors for intraoperative cerebral ischemia and shunting during carotid endarterectomy. We performed an historical ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sengodan Prasanna P MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109 USA. - - 2014
Right atrial and vena cava thrombus is a challenging clinical problem with limited treatment options for percutaneous extraction. We describe the use of a novel AngioVac venous extracorporeal bypass system (AngioDynamics) to remove a part of large right atrial tumor and thrombus in a patient with recurrent pulmonary embolism from ...
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 ...
Zaidat Osama O OO Department of Neurology, SNN (Stroke, Neurocritical Care, and Neurointerventional) Research Center, Froedtert Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA; Department of Radiology, SNN (Stroke, Neurocritical Care, and Neurointerventional) Research Center, Froedtert Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA; Department of Neurosurgery, SNN (Stroke, Neurocritical Care, and Neurointerventional) Research Center, Froedtert Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The middle cerebral artery is a common location for cerebral aneurysms and is associated with a lower risk of rupture than aneurysms located in the anterior or posterior communicating arteries. No evidence supports the superiority of clipping over coiling to treat middle cerebral artery aneurysm (MCAA) or vice versa. The ...
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 ...
Jagadeesan B B University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, - - 2014
It is common to perform pre-operative embolization of metastatic lesions to the spine from hyper-vascular tumors. Typically, a microcatheter is navigated into a prominent arterial feeder to the tumor arising from a segmental artery or bronchial artery. Thereafter, particles or liquid embolic agents are injected into the tumor through the ...
De Carlo Marco M aCardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Department, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria, Pisana bInterventional Cardiology, A.O. Fatebenefratelli, Milan cCliniche Humanitas Gavazzeni, Bergamo dCardioangiology Unit, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Department, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria, Pisana, - - 2014
Carotid artery stenting (CAS) is a worldwide diffuse intervention, but may be associated with distal plaque component embolization, and sometimes major and minor stroke. Statin use has been demonstrated to reduce atherosclerotic plaque burden, but its effect in reducing distal embolization during carotid stenting has not yet been well validated. ...
Shaik S S Department of Neurology, Royal Preston Hospital, Preston, United - - 2014
A 44-year-old woman presented with recurrent episodes of thunderclap headache. Neurological examination and computed tomography brain imaging were unremarkable. Cerebrospinal fluid findings were consistent with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Computed tomography angiography of the circle of Willis showed multiple areas of segmental vasoconstriction. This finding was confirmed on cerebral catheter angiography, with ...
Chujo Masao M Division of Surgery, Kitsuki Central Hospital, Kitsuki City, Oita, - - 2014
We investigated the branching patterns of B7 and A7 on computed tomography. The study population was 2150 patients. The branching patterns were classified into 5 types. Pattern 1 [the entire S7 segment was ventral to the inferior pulmonary vein (IPV), and A7 branched from the basal segmental artery (Aba) and ...
Yamasaki Manabu M Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
A 62-year-old man with past history of chronic atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, and pneumonia was referred to our hospital for further workup of pulmonary sequestration. Enhanced computed tomography revealed intralobar pulmonary sequestration (IPS) of the lower left lobe, as well as aortic aneurysmal dilation at the origin of the aberrant ...
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 ...
Namazi Mohammad Hasan MH Cardiovascular Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to examine the hypothesis that pentraxin 3 (PTX3) can have a diagnostic value for predicting anatomical complexity of coronary artery stenosis as measured by the Synergy between PCI with Taxus and Cardiac Surgery (SYNTAX) score. We investigated the association of systemic arterial PTX3 with ...
Liu Zi-Jun - - 2014
To explore the surgical way of treating giant hepatic artery aneurysm(HAA). Three hepatic artery aneurysm patients who were performed aneurysm resection without revascularization of the hepatic artery were reviewed. After surgery, the values of liver function and enhanced CT scan of the patients were followed. All the three patients were ...
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 ...
Rohn Vilem V 2nd Department of Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague and General University Hospital in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic. Electronic address: - - 2014
We report an unusual case of early pericardial tissue valve prosthesis deterioration that required replacement. Four years after mitral valve replacement, 1 of the 3 leaflets of the valve was thickened and retracted in a fixed open position, which resulted in severe mitral insufficiency. The cause of this was adhesion ...
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 ...
Takayama K K Radiology and Interventional Neuroradiology, Ishinnkai Yao General Hospital, Yao City, - - 2014
Carotid artery stenting (CAS) was approved in Japan in October 2007. Since then, several embolic protection devices (EPD) and stents for CAS have become available. We investigated the clinical treatment results and periprocedural ischemic complications of CAS by using a standard procedure. We retrospectively analyzed 312 patients with 329 carotid ...
Alhabeeb Waleed W Department of Cardiology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2014
Pulmonary hypertension (PH) due to left heart disease is the most common cause of pulmonary hypertension in the western world. It is classified as WHO PH group II. Different pathophysiologic abnormalities may take place in this condition, including pulmonary venous congestion and vascular remodeling. Despite the high prevalence of WHO ...
Puri A A Division Neuroimaging and Intervention (NII), Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, - - 2014
Fusiform aneurysms (FUANs) of vertebral artery are difficult to treat by using current surgical techniques. Endovascular techniques like parent vessel occlusion, trapping, coiling, stent assisted coiling or stent mono-therapy is currently used to treat these aneurysms. The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of flow ...
Chung Eun E Department of Internal Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Seoul, - - 2014
A 66-year-old man presented with exertional dyspnea. He was found to have an unruptured aneurysm of the right sinus of Valsalva causing significant right ventricular outflow obstruction. This aneurysm was diagnosed by transthoracic two-dimensional echocardiography, transthoracic three-dimensional echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, contrast echocardiography and 64-slice multidetector cardiac computed tomography. Because unruptured ...
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 ...
Wu Hui H From the *Department of Neurosurgery, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai; †Department of Neurosurgery, Yidu Central Hospital of Weifang, Qing Zhou, Shandong Province, - - 2014
Cranial radiotherapy could cause several types of vasculopathies, which include atherosclerotic occlusive diseases, moyamoya disease, and aneurysm formation. To our knowledge, radiation-induced aneurysms of the internal carotid artery (ICA) are extremely rare. Here, we report a 68-year-old woman who presented with external ophthalmoplegia caused by radiotherapy after the transsphenoidal surgery ...
Nossek E E Neurosurgery, North-Shore LIJ Health System, Manhasset, NY, - - 2014
Utility of the pipeline embolization device (PED) extending to the M1 segment as well as its clinical and flow consequences at the ICA bifurcation, has not clearly described. We describe clinical and anatomical flow modifications results at the ICA bifurcation. In this retrospective analysis of patients treated for distal supraclinoid ...
Ding D D Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, - - 2014
Flow-diverting stents (FDS), such as the Pipeline Embolization Device (PED) have drastically altered the therapeutic strategies for giant intracranial aneurysms. Gaining endovascular access with a microcatheter to the portion of the parent artery distal to the aneurysm neck is requisite for safe and effective stent deployment. Giant aneurysms are often ...
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 ...
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 ...
Chiesa Roberto R Department of Vascular Surgery, University Vita-Salute, IRCCS O. San Raffaele, Milan, - - 2014
Hybrid repair (HR) of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) and dissection (TAAD), consisting of rerouting renovisceral branches followed by endograft aortic repair, has been shown to be a feasible option. It is especially appealing in patients unfit for both open and total endovascular repair. In order to determine the role of ...
Müller P P University of Bern, - - 2014
The understanding of abdominal vascular anatomy and its anatomical variations is of considerable importance in upper abdominal surgery. We present the rare finding of a common hepatic artery arising from the superior mesenteric artery and passing anterior to the pancreatic gland in a patient undergoing a pancreaticoduodenectomy.
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 ...
Nagayama T T Department of Neurosurgery, Atsuchi Neurosurgical Hospital, Kagoshima city, - - 2014
Carotid artery stenting (CAS) for carotid artery stenosis has become an alternative for treating patients not eligible for carotid endarterectomy (CEA). Even though the CAS is relatively simply in many cases, various complications such as distal embolization and hyperperfusion can occur. We repot a rare case of CAS using the ...
Coban Hikmet H Department of Chest Diseases, Sakarya University Sakarya Training and Research Hospital, Sakarya, - - 2014
The case presented is the first patient with concurrent acute interstitial pneumonia and pulmonary embolism associated with combined treatment of peginterferon and ribavirin for hepatitis C.
Saeed Rebeen R RR Department of Medicine, General University Teaching Hospital of Sulaimania, Kurdistan, - - 2014
Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis (PAM) is a very rare diffuse chronic lung disease characterized by deposition of small spherules of calcium phosphate within the alveolar cavity. The disease is usually seen from birth up to 40 years of age and is usually diagnosed incidentally during radiography of the chest for other ...
Davies Oluwaseun O Department of Internal Medicine, Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center, New York, - - 2014
Coronary vasospasm can lead to myocardial injury and even sudden cardiac death. It has generally been overlooked as a diagnosis since atherosclerosis is a more common cause of acute coronary syndromes and because of the dilemma involved in its diagnosis. A middle-aged man with a history of smoking and cocaine ...
Chatterjee Soumya S Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, Orthopedic and Rheumatology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk A50, Cleveland, OH, 44195, USA, - - 2014
Large vessel vasculitis (LVV) covers a spectrum of primary vasculitides predominantly affecting the aorta and its major branches. The two main subtypes are giant cell arteritis (GCA) and Takayasu arteritis (TA). Less commonly LVV occurs in various other diseases. Clinical manifestations result from vascular stenosis, occlusion, and dilation, sometimes complicated ...
Levitt Michael R MR Departments of Neurological Surgery - - 2014
A 71-year-old woman presented with headache and dilated vessels on CTA. Angiography demonstrated a complex dural arteriovenous fistula with retrograde cortical venous hypertension, supplied by branches of internal and external carotids bilaterally into a fistulous pouch paralleling the left transverse and sigmoid sinuses, which was occluded at the jugular bulb. ...
Lee Brian B Department of Neurosurgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, - - 2014
Open surgical disconnection has long been the treatment of choice for dural arteriovenous fistulas (dAVFs) of the anterior cranial fossa. However, advanced patient age and the presence of medical comorbidities can substantially increase the risk of craniotomy and favor a less invasive endovascular approach. Optimal positioning within the distal ophthalmic ...
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 ...
Ramakrishnan V V Institute of Clinical Orthopedics and Neuroscience (ICON), Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs, CA, - - 2014
Balloon-assisted coil embolization has become an important adjunct in the endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms, particularly those with challenging anatomy. The need for anti-platelet agents when deploying intracranial stents, which could lead to increased morbidity and mortality in patients with ruptured aneurysm, has made the use of balloon-assisted coil embolization ...
Saleemi Sarfraz S Department of Pulmonary Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi - - 2014
Portopulmonary hypertension (POPH) is defined as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) complicated by portal hypertension, with or without advanced hepatic disease. Significant percentage of patients with cirrhotic liver disease has high cardiac output and subsequently elevated pulmonary arterial pressures (PAP). However, patients with POPH develop a progressive increase in pulmonary vascular ...
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