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Treatment and sequelae of angiographic complications in children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  458539     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fourteen cases of thromboembolic complications appeared in 267 consecutive angiographies during a 7-yr period. The arterial circulation has been evaluated both clinically and with oscillometry. The complication rate was substantially higher after cut down then after percutaneous approach (56% vs. 2.7%). Seven patients with signs of total vascular obstruction were subjected to acute thromboectomy whereas three patients with milder clinical symptoms were treated nonoperatively with anticoagulants. Four patients have died during the examination period, the remaining ten patients have been subjected to long term follow-up (mean follow-up period 3 yr). Seven demonstrated normal findings clinically, as well as oscillographically, whereas three patients subjected ot thromboectomy after cut down were clinically normal but decreased oscillographic pulsations could be demonstrated.
A Rubenson; B Jacobsson; S E Sorensen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1979 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-09-17     Completed Date:  1979-09-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  154-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Angiography / adverse effects*,  methods
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use
Child, Preschool
Follow-Up Studies
Infant, Newborn
Leg / blood supply
Thromboembolism / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
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