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Direct aspiration using rapid-exchange and low-profile device for acute thrombo-embolic occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17086541     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute thrombo-embolic occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) is potentially fatal vascular emergency that requires rapid restoration of mesenteric blood flow as well as early diagnosis. Selective thrombolysis has been employed for this life-threatening event. Although failed thrombolysis is a well known phenomenon, which is directly connected with bowel necrosis, emergent laparotomy, and patient death, little progress has been made in its treatment strategy. Recently, direct aspiration using rapid-exchange and low-profile aspiration device has been reported as a simple, safe, and effective strategy to thrombus in coronary artery. We describe the utility of direct aspiration using this sort of aspiration device for failed thrombolysis of SMA thrombo-embolism.
Authors:
Osami Kawarada; Tetsuo Sonomura; Yoshiaki Yokoi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  68     ISSN:  1522-1946     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-11-27     Completed Date:  2007-02-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  862-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Kishiwada Tokushukai Hospital, Kishiwada City, Osaka, Japan. kawarada90@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angiography
Catheterization, Peripheral / methods*
Embolism / drug therapy,  surgery*
Humans
Male
Mesenteric Artery, Superior*
Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion / etiology,  therapy*
Middle Aged
Reperfusion / methods
Suction / methods
Thromboembolism / complications,  therapy*

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