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Özge Turgay Yıldırım, Aylin Yıldırır, Leyla Elif Sade, Senem Has Hasırcı, Hatice Kozan, Emre Özçalık, Kaan Okyay, Uğur Abbas Bal, Alp Aydınalp, Haldun Müderrisoğlu
OBJECTIVE: Resistin, a cysteine-rich peptide, is associated with atherosclerosis and diabetes. Resistin levels increase corresponding to coronary artery disease (CAD) and heart failure severity. Since resistin level tends to elevate with symptomatic heart failure, it is expected to be associated with left ventricular end-diastolic pressure (LVEDP). However, there is no relevant literature on the relationship between resistin levels and LVEDP. We aimed to evaluate the association between resistin levels and LVEDP, severity of CAD, carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), and echocardiographic diastolic dysfunction parameters...
April 2018: Anatolian Journal of Cardiology
Daniele Giacoppo, Mahesh V Madhavan, Usman Baber, Josephine Warren, Sameer Bansilal, Bernhard Witzenbichler, George D Dangas, Ajay J Kirtane, Ke Xu, Ran Kornowski, Sorin J Brener, Philippe Généreux, Gregg W Stone, Roxana Mehran
BACKGROUND: Contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI), defined as a serum creatinine increase ≥0.5 mg/dL or ≥25% within 72 hours after contrast exposure, is a common complication of procedures requiring contrast media and is associated with increased short- and long-term morbidity and mortality. Few studies describe the effects of CI-AKI in a large-scale acute coronary syndrome population, and the relationship between CI-AKI and bleeding events has not been extensively explored...
August 2015: Circulation. Cardiovascular Interventions
Ansgar Adams, Waldemar Bojara
Total plaque area (TPA), maximum plaque thickness and intima media thickness (IMT) in the carotid arteries of 431 patients aged 27-88 years were measured 1 day before a planned coronary artery angiography without any clinical knowledge about the patient. Age-related cut-off values of the TPA for the presence of coronary stenosis were evaluated. Using ultrasound four types of carotid artery atherosclerosis were identified. The accuracy of detection of cardiovascular coronary stenosis was 87% for types III and IVb...
August 2015: Herz
Ji-Hwan Kim, Jeong Hoon Yang, Seung-Hyuk Choi, Young Bin Song, Joo-Yong Hahn, Jin-Ho Choi, Sang Hoon Lee, Hyeon-Cheol Gwon
Contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) is a serious complication that is difficult to predict in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The aim of this study was to investigate predictors and clinical outcomes of CI-AKI in patients with CKD after PCI. A total of 297 patients with CKD who underwent PCI from September 2006 to December 2011 were enrolled. CI-AKI was defined as serum creatinine level either ≥25% or ≥0.5 mg/dl from baseline within 72 hours after PCI...
December 15, 2014: American Journal of Cardiology
Gilles Barone-Rochette, Sophie Piérard, Christophe De Meester de Ravenstein, Stéphanie Seldrum, Julie Melchior, Frédéric Maes, Anne-Catherine Pouleur, David Vancraeynest, Agnes Pasquet, Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde, Bernhard L Gerber
BACKGROUND: Prior studies have shown that late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) by cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) can detect focal fibrosis in aortic stenosis (AS), suggesting that it might predict higher mortality risk. OBJECTIVES: This study was conducted to evaluate whether LGE-CMR can predict post-operative survival in patients with severe AS undergoing aortic valve replacement (AVR). METHODS: We prospectively evaluated survival (all-cause and cardiovascular disease related) according to LGE-CMR status in 154 consecutive AS patients (96 men; mean age: 74 ± 6 years) without a history of myocardial infarction undergoing surgical AVR and in 40 AS patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)...
July 15, 2014: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Hector M García-García, Takashi Muramatsu, Shimpei Nakatani, Il Soo Lee, Niels Ramsing Holm, Leif Thuesen, Robert-Jan van Geuns, Martin van der Ent, Vladimir Borovicanin, Dragica Paunovic, Yoshinobu Onuma, Patrick W Serruys
AIMS: To investigate the incidence of incomplete stent apposition and to explore the impact of the presence of thrombus and protruding plaque after stent implantation on neointima formation at follow-up in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients with serial optical frequency domain imaging (OFDI) investigations. METHODS AND RESULTS: In a multi-centre study, 141 patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction <12 h from onset were randomized to either PPCI with thrombectomy (TB) using an Eliminate catheter (TB: n = 71) or without TB (non-TB: n = 70)...
September 2014: European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging
Waqar Kashif, Ali Khawaja, Sonia Yaqub, Syed Ather Hussain
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the frequency and risk factors associated with clinically significant contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in patients undergoing non-emergent coronary angiography. STUDY DESIGN: Descriptive study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, from January 2005 to December 2007. METHODOLOGY: Case records of patients who underwent coronary angiography with a serum creatinine of 1...
December 2013: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons—Pakistan: JCPSP
Florian Lüders, Nasser Malyar, Matthias Meyborg, Katrin Gebauer, Eva Brand, Holger Reinecke
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Contrast medium-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) is an important complication following the use of iodinated contrast media. It accounts for a significant number of hospital-acquired acute kidney injuries and is associated with increased in-hospital and long-term mortality and immense health care costs. We evaluated whether the presence of peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAD) affects the incidence of CI-AKI following heart catheterization. METHODS: The impact of PAD on the frequency of CI-AKI after heart catheterization was analysed in the prospective single-centre Dialysis-versus-Diuresis trial (January 2001 to July 2004)...
2012: Nephron. Clinical Practice
Lionel Leroux, Marina Dijos, Pierre Dos Santos
Severe anaphylactoid reaction after the use of iodinated contrast media are rare but can contraindicate the use of contrast agent. It was the case of a 53-year-old woman suffering from symptomatic severe aortic stenosis, recused for cardiac surgery because of deleterious effects of chest-wall irradiation, with porcelain aorta. We decided to implant a 23-mm Edwards(®) SAPIEN(®) transcatheter aortic valve via a femoral route without using any contrast media. The implantation was successful after surgical approach of the femoral artery, transesophageal echocardiography guiding, and localization of native leaflets and coronary trunk with catheters...
December 1, 2013: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Yanping Cheng, Genghua Yi, Gerard B Conditt, Alexander Sheehy, Frank D Kolodgie, Armando Tellez, Igor Polyakov, Anguo Gu, Michael S Aboodi, David Wallace-Bradley, Michael Schuster, Timothy Martens, Silviu Itescu, Greg L Kaluza, Shubhayu Basu, Renu Virmani, Juan F Granada, Warren Sherman
The administration of bone marrow-derived stem cells may provide a new treatment option for patients with heart failure. Transcatheter cell injection may require multi-imaging modalities to optimize delivery. This study sought to evaluate whether endomyocardial injection of mesenchymal precursor cells (MPCs) could be guided by real-time 3D echocardiography (RT3DE) in treating chronic, postinfarction (MI) left ventricular (LV) dysfunction in sheep. Four weeks after induction of an anterior wall myocardial infarction in 39 sheep, allogeneic MPCs in doses of either 25 × 10(6) (n = 10), 75 × 10(6) (n = 9), or 225 × 10(6) (n = 10) cells or nonconditioned control media (n = 10) were administered intramyocardially into infarct and border zone areas using a catheter designed for combined fluoroscopic and RT3DE-guided injections...
2013: Cell Transplantation
B Pfeiffer, A Rigopoulos, H Seggewiß
HISTORY AND ADMISSION FINDINGS: Myocardial contrast echocardiography guided alcohol septal ablation (PTSMA) is an established treatment for symptomatic hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM). Most important properties of the optimal echocardiographic contrast agent are good contrast imaging and sufficient stability without fast washing out. HOCM was diagnosed in a 49-year-old female patient 4 years before first admission. Despite optimal medical treatment the patient was highly symptomatic with angina pectoris and dyspnoea NYHA II-III...
October 2012: Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift
Martin Glöckler, Julia Halbfaβ, Andreas Koch, Stephan Achenbach, Sven Dittrich
BACKGROUND: Modern fluoroscopic angiography systems permit rendering of three-dimensional volumetric data sets using rotational angiography (3D-RA). Along with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or multi-detector-row computed tomography (MDCT) data sets, they can be fused with live fluoroscopy images for roadmapping during therapeutic procedures, but the value of multimodality fused data sets has not been clarified. METHODS: In a pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory, we analyzed 78 interventional cardiovascular procedures in which 3D models of 3D-RA, MRI, or MDCT were used for 3D-guidance...
September 1, 2013: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Kenichi Sakakura, Hiroshi Wada, Yousuke Taniguchi, Masayuki Mori, Shin-Ichi Momomura, Junya Ako
Catheter-induced aortocoronary dissection is a rare, but serious complication during diagnostic coronary catheterization or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Immediate coronary artery stenting of the entry point is one of therapeutic options. However, PCI itself may worsen the dissection, because contrast injection has been reported to be a risk factor for the extension of dissected aorta. We present a case of 79-year-old male suffering from inferior acute myocardial infarction due to the catheter-induced aortocoronary dissection...
January 2013: Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics
Yuichi Ozaki, Hironori Kitabata, Hiroto Tsujioka, Seiki Hosokawa, Manabu Kashiwagi, Kohei Ishibashi, Kenichi Komukai, Takashi Tanimoto, Yasushi Ino, Shigeho Takarada, Takashi Kubo, Keizo Kimura, Atsushi Tanaka, Kumiko Hirata, Masato Mizukoshi, Toshio Imanishi, Takashi Akasaka
BACKGROUND: Although an intracoronary frequency-domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT) system overcomes several limitations of the time-domain OCT (TD-OCT) system, the former requires injection of contrast media for image acquisition. The increased total amount of contrast media for FD-OCT image acquisition may lead to the impairment of renal function. The safety and usefulness of the non-occlusion method with low-molecular-weight dextran L (LMD-L) via a guiding catheter for TD-OCT image acquisition have been reported previously...
2012: Circulation Journal: Official Journal of the Japanese Circulation Society
Mohsen Mirmohammad Sadeghi, Mojgan Gharipour, Peiman Nilforoush, Hamid Shamsolkotabi, Hamid Mirmohammad Sadeghi, Amjad Kiani, Pouya Mirmohammad Sadeghi, Niloufar Farahmand
BACKGROUND: There is limited data about the influence of timing of cardiac surgery in relation to diagnostic angiography and/or the impact of the amount of contrast media used during angiography on the occurance of acute renal failure (ARF). Therefore, in the present study the effect of the time interval between diagnostic angiography and cardiac surgery and also the amount of contrast media used during the diagnostic procedure on the incidence of ARF after cardiac surgery was investigated...
April 2011: Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: the Official Journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Guy Rutty, Sarah Saunders, Bruno Morgan, Vimal Raj
With the introduction of targeted coronary artery angiography to post-mortem computed tomography (PMCT) it is now possible to assess the coronary arteries and left ventricle after death without, case dependent, the necessity to undertake an invasive autopsy. The purpose of this pictorial review is to act as a walk through aid memoire and educational learning document for radiologists and pathologists alike who may be new to the use and interpretation of targeted PMCT angiography. By using an example scanning protocol, which uses both positive and negative (air) contrast mediums, this pictorial review provides a systematic approach to vessel and ventricular assessment that is based upon clinical cardiac angiography but adapted to PMCT...
March 2012: Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology
Manuel A Gonzalez, Itsik Ben-Dor, Michael A Gaglia, Rebecca Torguson, Hirity Shimellis, Anh Bui, William O Suddath, Augusto D Pichard, Lowell F Satler, Ron Waksman
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to test whether advanced cardiovascular injection (ACI) via 4 French (Fr) catheters is more advantageous than manual injection with 6 Fr catheters. BACKGROUND: For coronary angiography, proponents of contrast media ACI believe it utilizes smaller-diameter catheters when compared with manual injection, without compromising the quality of the angiogram, and has the potential to reduce the amount of contrast used and lessen the use of closure devices...
April 1, 2012: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Teeranan Angkananard, Nattawut Wongpraparut, Damras Tresukosol, Pradit Panchavinin
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have shown the cost benefit of fractional flow reserve (FFR)--guided coronary revascularization in the patient with multivessel borderline coronary artery stenoses. However; they have been performed in the Bare-metal stent era. It is a challenge to demonstrate the benefit of the FFR-guided coronary revascularization in the patient with multivessel coronary disease (MVD) in the drug-eluting era in Thai patients. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Forty-nine patients with MVD (71 stenotic vessels) underwent FFR-guided revascularization (FFR group) compared with forty-nine patients with MVD (79 stenotic vessels) underwent traditional PCI (Traditional group) on the basis of visual estimation of the stenotic lesion...
February 2011: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, Chotmaihet Thangphaet
J Chow, C H Tan, S H Ong, Y S Goh, H W Gan, V H Tan, S C Chai
INTRODUCTION: Primary transradial percutaneous coronary intervention (TRI) is shown to be efficacious in stable patients with acute coronary syndrome. We aimed to evaluate the application of primary TRI for acute ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), including among high-risk patients from our registry. METHODS: This was a single-centre case series comprising 138 patients who underwent primary TRI for STEMI between May 2007 and June 2008. TRI was attempted with a 6-Fr guiding catheter in all patients regardless of Killip class status...
April 2011: Singapore Medical Journal
Abdul Moiz Hafiz, M Fuad Jan, Naoyo Mori, Fareed Shaikh, Jeffrey Wallach, Tanvir Bajwa, Suhail Allaqaband
OBJECTIVE: We compared use of intravenous (IV) normal saline (NS) to sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO(3)) with or without oral N-acetylcysteine (NAC) for prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI). BACKGROUND: CI-AKI is associated with significant adverse clinical events. Use of NAC has produced variable results. Recently, intravenous hydration with NaHCO(3) for CI-AKI prophylaxis has been adopted as standard treatment for patients with stable chronic renal disease undergoing catheterization procedures...
May 1, 2012: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
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