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Gilleard Onur O Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, West Sussex, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
The nose is one of the most important aesthetic units of the face. Following traumatic amputation, although technically very challenging, replantation is undoubtedly the procedure of choice. We present the first successful replantation of a partially amputated nose subjected to an ischaemic time of over 12 h. The injury was sustained ...
Lee Jong Hun JH Department of Radiology, Catholic University of Daegu School of Medicine; Daegu, Korea - - - 2014
The cerebral protection device (CPD) itself may cause complications, including locking between the CPD and other devices, that may result in catastrophic outcomes requiring surgical removal of these locked devices. We describe a case of locking between a CPD and the stent-delivering catheter during carotid artery stenting, which was safely ...
Murai Yasuo Y Department of Neurosurgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
To understand the relationship between the parent artery and its distal arteries, blood vessels running through the subarachnoid space need to be extensively dissected, which is time-consuming. We examined the efficacy of temporary clipping with the indocyanine green (ICG) technique (target-controlled infusion (TCI) technique), in which the parent artery is ...
Mamas Mamas A MA Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Biomedical Research Centre, Manchester, United - - 2014
Transradial (TR) coronary intervention is associated with fewer access-site-related bleeding complications and is independently associated with a lower risk of mortality following PCI compared to procedures undertaken through the femoral route. However, recent studies that have undertaken imaging of the radial artery through the use of IVUS and OCT, as ...
Dahdouh Ziad S ZS Department of Cardiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Caen, Caen, - - 2014
The accordion phenomenon is a well-known finding mechanism in the field of interventional cardiology. It is a benign condition and has mainly been described in tortuous coronary arteries during percutaneous coronary interventions. It is believed to be induced by a stiff guidewire. However, this phenomenon has not been observed previously ...
Pietryga Jason A JA From the Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC 3808, Durham, NC - - 2014
Purpose To determine whether the use of a multiple arterial phase imaging technique provides adequate image quality in patients experiencing transient severe motion (TSM) in the arterial phase on abdominal magnetic resonance (MR) images obtained with gadoxetate disodium. Materials and Methods This retrospective study was approved by the institutional review ...
Li Shan-Shan SS Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Harbin medical University, China; Department of Biopharmaceutical Key Laboratory of Heilongjiang Province, 157 Baojian Road, Nangang District, Harbin, Heilongjiang, 150081, PR - - 2014
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is associated with sustained vasoconstriction, profound structural remodeling of vasculatures and alterations in Ca(2+) homeostasis in arterial smooth muscle cells (SMCs), while the underlying mechanisms are still elusive. By regulating the expression of proteins, microRNAs (miRNAs) are known to play an important role in cell fates ...
Gharb Bahar Bassiri BB *Christine Marie Kleinert Institute, 225 Abraham Flexner Way, Suite 850, Louisville (KY), 40202, **Radiology Department, Jewish Hospital and St Mary's Health Care, 200 Abraham Flexner Way, §Both Authors contributed equally to the research design, conduction and preparation of the - - 2014
Maxillary artery is recognized as the main vascular supply of the facial bones; nonetheless clinical evidence supports a co-dominant role for the facial artery. This study explores the extent of the facial skeleton within a facial allograft that can be harvested based on the facial artery. Twenty-three cadaver heads were ...
Oldan Jorge Daniel JD From the Departments of *Radiology, and †Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, - - 2014
A case of pulmonary vein stenosis as a result of prior atrial fibrillation focus procedures for atrial fibrillation, correlated with magnetic resonance (MR) pulmonary angiography, is presented. Restricted flow to the right lung in similar quantities measured by nuclear medicine and MR techniques is observed, with perfusion scintigraphy demonstrating decreased ...
Ayling Oliver - - 2014
Traumatic superficial temporal artery (STA) pseudoaneurysm is a rare clinical entity that typically presents after a short delay following blunt trauma. Diagnosis should be made primarily upon history and physical examination while duplex ultrasound is an appropriate adjunct for confirmation and preoperative planning. Optimal management of traumatic STA pseudoaneurysm is ...
Hagiwara Yoshihiro Y Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8574, Japan, - - 2014
Poor posture is strongly related to scapular kinematics and shoulder diseases. The purpose of this study was to clarify the blood flow changes of the anterior and posterior humeral circumflex arteries in reference to the scapular position and to clarify anatomical features related to the changes in blood flow. Cadaveric ...
Yu Alice - - 2014
Over 100 million women currently use oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) worldwide. However, little is known about the effects of OCPs on arterial stiffness and hemodynamics. Furthermore, whether arterial stiffness and hemodynamics vary throughout the natural menstrual cycle remains controversial. Herein, we estimated the effect of the natural menstrual cycle and ...
Sasikumar Navaneetha N Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, Frontier Lifeline Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, - - 2014
A four-year-old girl presented with superior vena cava (SVC) type of sinus venosus defect, right upper pulmonary vein draining into right SVC-right atrium junction, left upper lobe pulmonary veins draining into the lower part of persistent left SVC (LSVC), and a patent ductus arteriosus. The anomalous pulmonary venous drainage to ...
Arbeille Philippe P Medicine Physiologie Spatiale (UMPS-CERCOM) University Hospital Trousseau, Tours, - - 2014
The objective was to check if 520 days in confinement (MARS 500), may affect the main peripheral arterial diameter and wall thickness and the main vein size. Common carotid (CC) femoral artery (FA) portal vein (PV), jugular (JG), femoral vein (FV) and tibial vein were assessed during MARS 500 by ...
Cho Young Dae YD Department of Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul 110-744, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to determine the interobserver and intermodality agreement in the interpretation of time-of-flight (TOF) MR angiography (MRA) for the follow-up of coiled intracranial aneurysms with the Enterprise stent. Two experienced neurointerventionists independently reviewed the follow-up MRA studies of 40 consecutive patients with 44 coiled aneurysms. ...
Rothman Alex M K AM Department of Cardiovascular Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United - - 2014
MicroRNA (miRNA) are short noncoding RNA that regulate gene expression by inhibiting translation or promoting degradation of target mRNA. miRNA are key regulators of a wide range of cellular processes and their discovery has revolutionized our understanding of gene regulatory networks. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a debilitating and fatal ...
Pero Guglielmo G Department of Neuroradiology, Ospedale Niguarda Ca' Granda, Milano, - - 2014
We report three cases of dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) of the cavernous sinus treated by Onyx injection through the superior pharyngeal branch of the ascending pharyngeal artery. The treatment of choice of DAVFs of the cavernous sinus is endovascular, and it is preferentially done via transvenous occlusion of the cavernous ...
Tatu Laurent L Department of Neuromuscular Diseases, CHU Besançon, University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, - - 2014
The hippocampus is a temporal brain structure belonging to the limbic lobe and is fundamentally involved in memory processing, learning, and emotions. It consists of two allocortex laminae: the gyrus dentatus and the cornu ammonis, one rolled up inside the other, creating a bulge in the temporal horn of the ...
Noguchi Kei K Department of Neurosurgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, - - 2014
Ischemic stroke associated with an anomaly of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) is a rare occurrence. The diagnosis is very difficult when there are steno-occlusive lesions associated with an accessory middle cerebral artery (AMCA). A 77-year-old female with hypertension and hyperlipidemia experienced repeated transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) of motor aphasia ...
South Harry L HL Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37920, - - 2014
We report a 73-year-old male with late onset monomorphic ventricular tachycardia following mitral valve repair (MVR). Typically, injury to epicardial arteries following mitral valve repair/replacement presents immediately as ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation, difficulty weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass, worsening ECG changes, increasing cardiac biomarkers, or new wall motion abnormalities. Our case illustrates a ...
Asakuno Keizoh K Department of Neurosurgery, Moriyama Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, - - 2014
Cortical deafness is a rare symptom that is associated with bilateral lesions of the auditory cortex. To date, cortical deafness has been reported in only three cases of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). This 55-year-old female was admitted to our hospital with SAH caused by a ruptured left internal carotid artery (ICA) ...
Kanatani Takako T Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe Rosai Hospital, 4-1-23, Kagoike-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 651-0053, Japan. - - 2014
Anatomical abnormalities in the lower limb vessels are uncommon. However, the preoperative evaluation of the anatomical variations is very important for planning the operation procedure to prevent jeopardizing the donor leg. In this case report, a 23-year-old Asian woman who was scheduled to have vascularized free fibula transplantation for reconstruction ...
Johnson Lynne L LL Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168 St, New York 10032, NY, - - 2014
Receptor for advanced glycated end product (RAGE) expression is a prominent feature of atherosclerosis. We have previously shown in apoE null mice uptake of a radiolabeled anti-RAGE antibody in atherosclerotic plaque and now evaluate RAGE-directed imaging to identify advanced plaques in a large animal model. Nine hyperlipidemic (HL) pigs were ...
Hurtarte Sandoval A R AR Department of Nephrology, Reina Sofia Hospital, Córdoba, - - 2014
We present a case of a 67-year-old man who was an active smoker, with a clinical history of ischaemic cardiopathy, hypertension, who presented to the emergency room with hoarseness of voice of 2 weeks duration. No other neurological or cardiorespiratory symptoms were found. Physical examination revealed an aortic regurgitation murmur with ...
Camren G Paul GP Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, - - 2014
Purpose. Retrospective comparison between gadofosveset trisodium and gadobenate dimeglumine steady state magnetic resonance angiography (SS-MRA) of the thoracic vasculature at 1.5T using signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and vessel edge sharpness (ES) as markers of image quality. Materials and Methods. IRB approval was obtained. Twenty separate patients each underwent SS-MRA using high-resolution ...
Zhang Pu P Department of Ultrasonography, ChaoYang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, - - 2013
The aim of this study was to examine the applicability of echo tracking to evaluation of common carotid artery wall elasticity in smokers and the effects of hypertension, hyperlipidemia and hyperglycemia on common carotid artery wall elasticity in smokers. Subjects were divided into three groups based on smoking status and ...
Aiyagari Ranjit R Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich. Electronic address: - - 2013
To compare the interstage cardiac catheterization hemodynamic and angiographic findings between shunt types for the Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial. The trial, which randomized subjects to a modified Blalock-Taussig shunt (MBTS) or right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery shunt (RVPAS) for the Norwood procedure, demonstrated the RVPAS was associated with a ...
Karia Priyesh Ashok PA Division of Biomedical Sciences, St. George's University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, United Kingdom. Electronic address: - - 2014
In anterior ankle arthroscopy, the anterior working area (AWA) is restricted by the presence of the dorsalis pedis artery (DPA) and tendons. Pseudoaneurysms caused by iatrogenic damage to the DPA are difficult to identify intraoperatively. In knee arthroscopy, risk of popliteal artery damage is reduced in the flexed position [1]. ...
Hosokawa Seiki - - 2013
Scanning timing for multi-detector row computed tomography during thoracic aortography (MDCT-TA) was explored for depiction of arteries responsible for hemoptysis. The mean time (MT) from contrast medium (CM) injection to peak enhancement (PE) in the descending aorta at the level of the diaphragm on thoracic aortography was investigated. The MT ...
Tarumi Takashi - - 2013
Midlife vascular disease risk is a strong risk factor for late-life dementia. Central arterial stiffness, a hallmark of vascular aging, is associated with accelerated brain aging and cognitive decline. Habitual aerobic exercise is an effective lifestyle strategy to reduce central arterial stiffness and is related to lower risk of cognitive ...
McMahon Colin J - - 2013
A male infant was born at 28 weeks gestation weighing 850 g. He was diagnosed with pulmonary atresia, ventricular septal defect and major aorto-pulmonary collaterals with severely hypoplastic true pulmonary arteries. A 3.5 mm Gore-Tex central shunt was anastomosed from the ascending aorta to the main pulmonary artery at 4 ...
Talwar Sachin S Cardiothoracic Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. Electronic address: - - 2013
A simplified technique to fix the commissural pillar of the pulmonary valve at the time of right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction during the arterial switch operation is presented.
Janjua Nazli N Asia Pacific Comprehensive Stroke Institute, Claremont, CA, USA ; Department of Radiology, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, - - 2013
Neurovascular stents have revolutionized the endovascular treatment of wide-necked and fusiform aneurysms; however, potential in-stent thrombosis-resulting in devastating strokes-complicates their use. Interventionalists using these devices must be aware of treatment options for such events. We present the case of a 46-year-old man who underwent stent-supported embolization of an incidental basilar ...
Solan Shweta S Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Kallinga Institute of Medical Sciences , Patia, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India - - 2013
Variations in the arterial system of the upper limb have been well documented. A thorough knowledge on variations of arteries of upper extremity is necessary during performance of vascular and reconstructive surgeries and also, during evaluation of angiographic images. A case of accessory superficial ulnar artery was reported. The ulnar ...
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No tangible advantage over heparin therapy followed by a vitamin K antagonist, in an unblinded trial.
Jin Hengwei - - 2013
To investigate warning effect of serum miRNA for intracranial aneurysm rupture through microarray hybridization. 24 were selected from 560 patients in our department and divided into group A, B, C and D. They are aneurysms with daughter aneurysms group, aneurysm without daughter aneurysms group, ruptured aneurysms group and angiography negative ...
Dos Santos Pedro Reck - - 2013
In vivo lung perfusion (IVLP) is an emergent strategy to treat lung metastases because it allows localized delivery of chemotherapy with minimal systemic exposure. Previously, short-term (±30 minutes) IVLP resulted in variable efficacy and significant lung toxicity. We hypothesize that a modified IVLP strategy derived from an ex vivo lung perfusion technique ...
Pretto Jeffrey J - - 2013
Pulse oximetry provides a simple, non-invasive approximation of arterial oxygenation in a wide variety of clinical settings including emergency and critical-care medicine, hospital-based and ambulatory care, perioperative monitoring, inpatient and outpatient settings, and for specific diagnostic applications. Pulse oximetry is of utility in perinatal, paediatric, adult and geriatric populations but ...
Kraft Peter - - 2013
A 12-year-old girl presented with headache, nausea, decreased level of consciousness, and diplopia. Brain MRI, arteriography (figure e-1 on the Neurology® Web site at www.neurology.org), vasculitic markers, and CSF were normal, as were EEGs and ECGs. Transcranial color-coded ultrasonography of the basilar artery revealed typical musical murmurs ("seagull cry") indicative ...
He Fan - - 2013
In this paper, the effects of arterial length on pulse wave propagation are presented to validate our fluid-structure interaction model. Three models, called the original, lengthened and shortened artery models, were obtained by changing arterial length. The results show that there is an obvious time delay between the velocity waveforms ...
Paulusova Eva - - 2013
Reversed blood flow has been reported in the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) in 92% of healthy term newborns at 2 h of age. By 24 h after birth the end-diastolic velocity became positive in all of the infants. To characterize hemodynamic changes in the coeliac artery and superior mesenteric artery in healthy ...
Robertson Claire C Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, 2121 Engineering Hall, Irvine, CA 92617, USA; The Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology, University of California, Irvine, - - 2013
The mechanical behavior of an atherosclerotic plaque may encode information about the type, composition, and vulnerability to rupture. Human arterial segments with varying plaque burden were analyzed ex vivo with optical coherence tomography (OCT) to determine plaque type and to determine compliance during pulsatile inflation in their native geometry. Calcifications ...
Parsa Pouria P Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, 7404 Medical Center Drive, Mail Code 7403, La Jolla, CA - - 2013
Intraoperative assessment of arterial repairs can be performed using angiography or ultrasound techniques. Duplex ultrasound is an accurate technique to image and assess the hemodynamics of repaired arteries using color and pulsed Doppler velocity spectra recordings. Procedure-specific interpretation criteria should be used to determine the technical adequacy of carotid artery ...
Ried Michael - - 2013
Both sildenafil and bosentan have been used clinically to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. As these substances target different pathways to modulate vasoconstriction, we investigated the combined effects of both drug classes in isolated human pulmonary vessels. Segments of pulmonary arteries (PA) and veins (PV) were harvested from 51 patients undergoing ...
Marcano Sanz Luis - - 2013
Anomalous origin of a left pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta is a very uncommon congenital cardiac malformation. Different surgical techniques have been employed. The direct implantation has been the strategy of choice. However, postoperative restenosis across the anastomotic site is frequently observed. We present a case in which a ...
Wunderlich Nina C - - 2013
Although the prevalence of rheumatic fever is decreasing in developed countries, it still affects numerous areas in the nonindustrialized world. Untreated mitral stenosis (MS) contributes to a significant global morbidity and mortality. Echocardiography is the main diagnostic imaging modality with which to evaluate mitral valve (MV) obstruction and assess the severity ...
Kröner Eleanore S J - - 2013
To evaluate the regional association between vessel wall morphology [i.e. cross-sectional vessel wall area (VWA)] and function [i.e. wall stiffness expressed in the pulse wave velocity (PWV)] in both the aortic arch and the left carotid artery. Thirty-two healthy volunteers (mean age 41 ± 16 years) underwent 3T MRI examination to assess PWV ...
Abdi-Ali Ahmed - - 2013
Abstract Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased arterial stiffness. We sought to clarify the influence of vitamin D in modulating angiotensin II-dependent arterial stiffness. Thirty-six healthy subjects (33 ± 2 years, 67% female, mean 25-hydroxyvitamin D 69 ± 4 nmol/L) were studied in high salt balance. Arterial stiffness, expressed as brachial pulse wave velocity ...
Shellock Frank G - - 2013
Coronary artery stents are made from metallic mesh and, therefore, to ensure patient safety, these implants must be evaluated to determine risks associated with MRI. Recently, bioabsorbable scaffolds, which have metallic markers, have been developed for use in the coronary arteries. Because of the metallic materials, these implants may present ...
Matsubara Shigeki - - 2013
I read the article by Kim and Lee, "Uterine compression suture with intrauterine balloon" (1). To achieve hemostasis for postpartum hemorrhage, they placed intrauterine balloon catheter (Foley catheter), and importantly, placed compression suture at the caudal, and not cephalad, side of the uterus, which reduced balloon movement or prevented its ...
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