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Cerebral embolism after mechanical thrombolysis of a clotted hemodialysis access.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10430984     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Clinically significant embolic complications after thrombolysis of clotted hemodialysis grafts are uncommon. Most of the concern has focused on the risks associated with pulmonary emboli. We report a case of a hemodialysis patient who developed a cerebral embolism after percutaneous graft thrombolysis who was found to have a patent foramen ovale and intermittent right-to-left shunt.
Authors:
G R Briefel; F Regan; J D Petronis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1523-6838     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Kidney Dis.     Publication Date:  1999 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-08-23     Completed Date:  1999-08-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8110075     Medline TA:  Am J Kidney Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  341-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins-Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA. gbriefe@jhmi.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical*
Balloon Dilatation / adverse effects*
Embolism, Paradoxical / etiology*
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / therapy*
Humans
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / etiology*
Male
Renal Dialysis*
Thrombolytic Therapy / adverse effects*
Thrombosis / therapy*
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Am J Kidney Dis. 1999 Aug;34(2):362-3   [PMID:  10430989 ]

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