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Endoluminal treatment of acute aortoiliac thrombosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10816287     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 55-year-old woman presented with an ulcerative stenosis of the distal abdominal aorta. She was scheduled to undergo percutaneous aortic balloon angioplasty the next day. Upon readmission, however, she complained of lower abdominal pain. A second abdominal angiogram revealed thrombosis of the infrarenal abdominal aorta and left common iliac artery. This was treated by means of simple transcatheter thrombus aspiration and thrombolysis, followed by stenting of the aorta.
A Mesa; R Villareal; Z Krajcer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1522-1946     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2000 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-06-16     Completed Date:  2000-06-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  78-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute/St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Balloon / instrumentation,  methods*
Aorta, Abdominal / pathology*,  radiography
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis,  therapy
Constriction, Pathologic / radiography,  therapy
Follow-Up Studies
Iliac Artery / pathology*,  radiography
Middle Aged
Thrombosis / diagnosis,  etiology,  therapy*
Vascular Patency

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