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Arterial embolism. An analysis of 115 surgical procedures.
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PMID:  4463263     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Arterial embolus is usually a serious complication of rheumatic or atherosclerotic heart disease. One hundred-fifteen surgical procedures performed in 86 patients with arterial emboli in a 10 years' period in the Department of Adult Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery of our university are analyzed regarding the etiology, the treatment, and the results of this complication. Most of the patients were delayed cases showing mild to severe degrees of trophic, sensory and motor disturbances in the limbs without gangrene. These cases are also subjected to vascular surgery (removal of the embolus) as a chance to enable them to use their extremities in lieu of prosthese even when motor and sensory changes persist.
A Saylam; E Böke; A Y Bozer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese heart journal     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0021-4868     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn Heart J     Publication Date:  1974 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-10-10     Completed Date:  1975-10-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401175     Medline TA:  Jpn Heart J     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  554-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arteries* / surgery
Atrial Fibrillation / complications
Embolism / complications,  etiology,  surgery*
Extremities / blood supply
Femoral Artery / surgery
Ischemia / etiology
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications
Saphenous Vein / transplantation

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