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Suction thrombectomy of thrombotic occlusion of the subclavian artery in a case of Takayasu's arteritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16184326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Takayasu's arteritis, also known as pulseless disease, is a chronic inflammatory arteritis affecting large vessels, predominantly the aorta and its main branches. Vessel inflammation leads to wall thickening, fibrosis, stenosis, and thrombus formation. Percutaneous removal of arterial thrombus with the use of several devices has been reported, with mixed results. We present a case of Takayasu's arteritis with thrombotic occlusion of the subclavian artery in which pulsed urokinase injection and suction thrombectomy were used to revascularize a threatened limb and to establish the sole arterial supply to the brain.
Authors:
Sukalyan Purkayastha; E R Jayadevan; T R Kapilamoorthy; A K Gupta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular and interventional radiology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0174-1551     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Publication Date:    2006 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-02-10     Completed Date:  2006-06-23     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003538     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  289-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum, Kerala, 695011, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Angiography
Female
Humans
Subclavian Artery*
Suction
Takayasu Arteritis / radiography,  surgery*
Thrombectomy / methods*
Thrombosis / radiography,  surgery*

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