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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28344761/acute-rectal-ischaemia-following-emergency-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-surgery
#1
Frances R Mosley, Sobia Akhtar, Rina George, Woolagasen R Pillay
We present a case of isolated rectal ischaemia, a rare complication after emergency surgery for a ruptured abdominal aneurysm. We discuss the possible aetiology of this condition and how this rare condition may be missed unless care is taken at the time of reoperation.
October 2016: Journal of Surgical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28343694/open-versus-endovascular-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-repair-in-medicare-beneficiaries
#2
Sarah E Deery, Marc L Schermerhorn
Abdominal aortic aneurysms are relatively common and often life-threatening, with especially high mortality after aneurysm rupture. The introduction of endovascular aneurysm repair, a minimally invasive alternative to traditional open repair, led to decreased mortality and morbidity in randomized controlled trials, but these trials were conducted in highly selected patients and providers and were underpowered to detect differences in rare adverse events throughout follow-up. With observational studies of Medicare beneficiaries, we demonstrate that the randomized trial results are generalizable to the majority of patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the United States...
March 23, 2017: Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28343587/hybrid-snorkel-endovascular-repair-of-a-ruptured-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-related-to-a-type-ia-endoleak-utilizing-an-axillary-conduit
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Ansar Z Vance, Charles R Fedele, Assaf Graif, D Bhaskar Rao, Daniel A Leung
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2017: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology: JVIR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28342508/gender-smoking-body-size-and-aneurysm-geometry-influence-the-biomechanical-rupture-risk-of-abdominal-aortic-aneurysms-as-estimated-by-finite-element-analysis
#4
Moritz Lindquist Liljeqvist, Rebecka Hultgren, Antti Siika, T Christian Gasser, Joy Roy
OBJECTIVE: Finite element analysis (FEA) has been suggested to be superior to maximal diameter measurements in predicting rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs). Our objective was to investigate to what extent previously described rupture risk factors were associated with FEA-estimated rupture risk. METHODS: One hundred forty-six patients with an asymptomatic AAA of a 40- to 60-mm diameter were retrospectively identified and consecutively included. The patients' computed tomography angiograms were analyzed by FEA without (neutral) and with (specific) input of patient-specific mean arterial pressure (MAP), gender, family history, and age...
April 2017: Journal of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28341503/endovascular-repair-of-a-large-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-in-a-patient-presenting-with-lower-extremity-edema-as-a-result-of-inferior-vena-cava-thrombosis
#5
Nan Li, Ming Xue, Deng-Ke Hong, Xing-Sheng Chen
PURPOSE: Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) can present with symptoms because of aneurysmal compression of adjacent organ systems. This condition has always been treated by open surgical repair. Here, we report a case of an AAA complicated by inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombosis and deep venous thrombosis (DVT) due to IVC compression by aneurysm successfully treated by endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR). CASE REPORT: A 50-year-old man presented with three-day right lower extremity edema...
March 21, 2017: Annals of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28338434/coexistence-of-obstructive-sleep-apnea-worsens-the-overall-outcome-of-intracranial-aneurysm-a-pioneer-study
#6
Shyamal C Bir, Anil Nanda, Hugo Cuellar, Hai Sun, Bharat Guthikonda, Cesar Liendo, Alireza Minagar, Oleg Y Chernyshev
OBJECTIVE Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with the progression of abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms. However, the role of OSA in the overall outcome of intracranial aneurysms (IAs) has not yet been established. Authors of this report investigated the role of OSA in the overall outcome of IAs. METHODS Radiological and clinical data on patients (from 2010 through 2015) with confirmed IA were retrospectively reviewed. Significant differences between the OSA and non-OSA groups were determined using a chi-square test...
March 21, 2017: Journal of Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28335705/commentary-outcome-of-fenestrated-stent-graft-repair-for-abdominal-aortic-aneurysms
#7
Arjan W J Hoksbergen
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2017: Journal of Endovascular Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28335165/predictive-models-of-complications-after-endovascular-treatment-of-abdominal-aortic-aneurysms
#8
Adrien Kaladji, Florent Lalys Therenva Rennes, Anne Daoudal, Elodie Clochard, Antoine Maudet, Antoine Lucas, Alain Cardon
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Annals of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28335159/monocentric-evaluation-of-endovascular-repair-of-juxta-renal-abdominal-aortic-aneurysms-by-the-chimney-technique-vs-fenestrated-stentgrafts
#9
Caroline Caradu, Julien Morin, Mathieu Poirier, Dominique Midy, Eric Ducasse
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Annals of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28335156/should-the-prediction-of-mortality-at-30-days-in-patients-treated-for-a-ruptured-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-take-into-account-the-specialization-of-the-surgical-unit
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Ambroise Duprey, Thomas Varin, Charlène Hannequin, Fabien Heller, Caroline Haase-Ruby, Jean-Noël Albertini, Jean-Pierre Favre
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Annals of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28335153/laparoscopic-surgery-versus-endovascular-treatment-for-abdominal-aortic-aneurysms-in-patients-with-a-normal-surgical-risk-and-a-favorable-anatomy
#11
Raphaël Coscas, Henri Lamas, Isabelle Javerliat, Amélie Mlynski, Olivier Goëau-Brissonnière, Marc Coggia
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Annals of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28331160/kilt-technique-as-an-angle-modification-method-for-endovascular-repair-of-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-with-severe-neck-angle
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Tae-Hoon Kim, Ho-Jun Jang, Young Jin Choi, Chang Keun Lee, Sung Woo Kwon, Won-Heum Shim
PURPOSE: Kilt technique can be useful for overcoming the severe angle in endovascular abdominal aortic repair. Thus, we investigate the utility of the Kilt technique as an angle modification method. METHODS: This study included 16 patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm having severe neck angle (over 60°). Of these, eight were treated using Kilt technique, whereas the remaining eight were by the conventional endovascular method. We investigated the pre- and post-procedural differences in neck angle between the two groups using aortic computed tomography (CT) angiography...
March 23, 2017: Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28331158/low-serum-levels-of-epa-are-associated-with-the-size-and-growth-rate-of-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm
#13
Tatsuro Aikawa, Tetsuro Miyazaki, Kazunori Shimada, Yurina Sugita, Megumi Shimizu, Shohei Ouchi, Tomoyasu Kadoguchi, Yasutaka Yokoyama, Tomoyuki Shiozawa, Masaru Hiki, Shuhei Takahashi, Hamad Al Shahi, Shizuyuki Dohi, Atsushi Amano, Hiroyuki Daida
AIM: Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) have been reported to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. However, whether omega-3 PUFAs are involved in the pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) remains unclear. METHODS: We analyzed 67 consecutive patients admitted for the elective surgical repair of AAA. We investigated the association of serum EPA and DHA levels as well as the EPA/AA ratio with the size of AAA assessed using three-dimensional reconstructed computed tomography images...
March 22, 2017: Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28331015/association-between-clinically-recorded-alcohol-consumption-and-initial-presentation-of-12-cardiovascular-diseases-population-based-cohort-study-using-linked-health-records
#14
Steven Bell, Marina Daskalopoulou, Eleni Rapsomaniki, Julie George, Annie Britton, Martin Bobak, Juan P Casas, Caroline E Dale, Spiros Denaxas, Anoop D Shah, Harry Hemingway
Objectives To investigate the association between alcohol consumption and cardiovascular disease at higher resolution by examining the initial lifetime presentation of 12 cardiac, cerebrovascular, abdominal, or peripheral vascular diseases among five categories of consumption.Design Population based cohort study of linked electronic health records covering primary care, hospital admissions, and mortality in 1997-2010 (median follow-up six years).Setting CALIBER (ClinicAl research using LInked Bespoke studies and Electronic health Records)...
March 22, 2017: BMJ: British Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28329175/re-open-repair-of-descending-thoracic-and-thoraco-abdominal-aortic-aneurysms-in-patients-with-preoperative-renal-failure
#15
Nicholas T Kouchoukos
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 17, 2017: European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28326291/applying-a-new-theory-to-smoking-cessation-case-of-multi-theory-model-mtm-for-health-behavior-change
#16
Manoj Sharma, Jagdish Khubchandani, Vinayak K Nahar
Background: Smoking continues to be a public health problem worldwide. Smoking and tobacco use are associated with cardiovascular diseases that include coronary heart disease, atherosclerosis, cerebrovascular disease, and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Programs for quitting smoking have played a significant role in reduction of smoking in the United States. The smoking cessation interventions include counseling, nicotine replacement therapy, buproprion therapy, and varenicline therapy. The success rates with each of these approaches vary with clear need for improvement...
2017: Health Promotion Perspectives
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28326193/associations-of-diabetes-and-obesity-with-risk-of-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-in-men
#17
Lu Wang, Luc Djousse, Yiqing Song, Akintunde O Akinkuolie, Chisa Matsumoto, JoAnn E Manson, J Michael Gaziano, Howard D Sesso
Background. The associations of diabetes and obesity with the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) are inconclusive in previous studies. Subjects/Methods. We conducted prospective analysis in the Physicians' Health Study. Among 25,554 male physicians aged ≥ 50 years who reported no AAA at baseline, 471 reported a newly diagnosed AAA during a mean of 10.4 years' follow-up. Results. Compared with men who had baseline body mass index (BMI) < 25 kg/m(2), the multivariable hazard ratio (HR [95% CI]) of newly diagnosed AAA was 1...
2017: Journal of Obesity
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28325098/screening-of-siblings-to-patients-with-abdominal-aortic-aneurysms-in-sweden
#18
Anneli Linné, Johan Forsberg, Karin Leander, Rebecka Hultgren
OBJECTIVE: The prevalence of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) is higher for First Degree Relatives to AAA-patients compared to the general population, regardless of sex. The prevalence of AAA is also higher in the North of Sweden compared to the Mid and South. A regional strong hereditary trait has been suggested as an explanation to this. The aim of this study was to investigate if siblings to AAA-patients in the North have a higher prevalence of AAA compared to siblings in the Mid-region...
March 21, 2017: Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal: SCJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28322421/ultrasound-screening-for-abdominal-aortic-aneurysms
#19
Stephan Engelberger, Raffaele Rosso, Manuela Sarti, Filippo Del Grande, Reto Canevascini, Jos C van den Berg, Giorgio Prouse, Luca Giovannacci
QUESTIONS UNDER STUDY: This pilot study aimed to assess the feasibility, acceptance and costs of an ultrasound scan screening programme for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) in the elderly male population resident in Canton Ticino, Switzerland. METHODS: The target population were male patients aged 65-80 years who attended the outpatient clinics of the Lugano Regional Hospital in 2013. The patients showing interest were contacted by phone to verify their eligibility and fix the appointment for the ultrasound scan of the abdominal aorta...
March 21, 2017: Swiss Medical Weekly
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28322037/analysis-of-klk1-polymorphism-rs5516-in-patients-with-abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-or-thoracic-aortic-dissection
#20
Yiming Zhang, Hongliang Huang, Yuliang Ma, Yifeng Sun, Guohua Wang, Liming Tang
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 20, 2017: Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
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