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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28702112/patient-preference-for-transradial-access-over-transfemoral-access-for-cerebrovascular-procedures
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Sudhakar R Satti, Ansar Z Vance, Sohil N Golwala, Tim Eden
PURPOSE: Shared decision-making, when physicians and patients collaborate and agree on health care decisions, is a key tenant of patient-centered care. Choice of access site for neurovascular procedures is rarely a shared decision point between physicians and patients. We present our initial evaluation of patient preference for radial over femoral access for cerebrovascular procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS: IRB approved single-center, prospective, and consecutive survey of all patients undergoing transradial access for cerebrovascular imaging and intervention...
June 2017: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28689655/robotic-resection-of-a-symptomatic-parasitic-leiomyoma-from%C3%A2-the%C3%A2-obturator-fossa
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Gulden Menderes, Belinda Nhundu, Karen Levy, Dan-Arin Silasi
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate a technique for robotically resecting a parasitic leiomyoma from the obturator fossa. DESIGN: Case report and a step-by-step video demonstration of resection of a symptomatic parasitic leiomyoma (Canadian Task Force classification III). SETTING: Tertiary referral center in New Haven, Connecticut. INTERVENTIONS: This 48-year-old Caucasian female had undergone a previous total abdominal hysterectomy for uterine leiomyomas...
July 7, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28595481/retrograde-popliteal-access-to-percutaneous-peripheral-intervention-for-chronic-total-occlusion-of-superficial-femoral-arteries
#3
Mert Dumantepe
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to present our initial experience with the use of the retrograde popliteal artery access in patients with chronic total occlusions of superficial femoral artery (SFA). METHOD: From July 2012 to May 2014, a total of 28 patients (20 men, mean age 61.2 ± 11.5 years) with total occlusion of the SFA and good distal runoff were treated with percutaneous atherectomy, balloon angioplasty, and stenting (mean length 165.3 ± 57.5 mm, range 72-336 mm)...
July 2017: Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28473670/total-percutaneous-endovascular-aneurysm-repair-pevar-the-initial-experience-in-hospital-kuala-lumpur
#4
B D K Leong, N Govindarajanthran, T M Hafizan, K L Tan, H Hanif, A A Zainal
INTRODUCTION: There has been a paradigm shift in the treatment of AAA with the advent of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR). Rapid progress and evolution of endovascular technology has brought forth smaller profile devices and closure devices. Total percutaneous endovascular aneurysm repair (pEVAR) involves the usage of suture-mediated closure devices (SMCDs) at vascular access sites to avoid a traditional surgical cutdown. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed our experience of pEVAR between April 2013 and July 2014...
April 2017: Medical Journal of Malaysia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28396005/transradial-access-for-interventional-radiology-single-centre-procedural%C3%A2-and-clinical-outcome-analysis
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Avnesh S Thakor, Mohammed T Alshammari, David M Liu, John Chung, Stephen G F Ho, Gerald M Legiehn, Lindsay Machan, Aaron M Fischman, Rahul S Patel, Darren Klass
PURPOSE: The study sought to describe a single centre's technical approach to transradial intervention and report on clinical outcomes and safety. METHODS: A total of 749 transradial access (TRA) procedures were performed at a single hospital in 562 patients (174 women and 388 men). Procedures included 445 bland embolizations or chemoembolizations of the liver, 88 uterine artery embolizations, and 148 procedures for Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (Y90), which included mapping and administration...
August 2017: Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, Journal L'Association Canadienne des Radiologistes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28027191/intentional-intra-arterial-injection-of-heroin-a-case-report
#6
Joji Suzuki, Erin S Valenti
Intravenous injection of drugs is associated with a host of medical complications, notably soft-tissue infections. On the contrary, intra-arterial injections of drugs have also been reported, largely restricted to inadvertent injections. Here we describe a patient who engaged in repeated intra-arterial injections of heroin when she exhausted most of her venous access, and presented acutely with a radial artery occlusion requiring thrombolytic therapy. Clinicians should have a high index of suspicion for intra-arterial injection in injection drug users who present with limb pain, ischemia, and motor/sensory deficits...
January 2017: Journal of Addiction Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27846776/infective-spondylodiscitis-in-patients-on-maintenance-hemodialysis-a-case-series
#7
Yueh-An Lu, Hsiang-Hao Hsu, Huang-Kai Kao, Chia-Hui Lee, Shen-Yang Lee, Guan-Hsing Chen, Cheng-Chieh Hung, Ya-Chung Tian
Infective spondylodiscitis is a rare disease. This case review describes the clinical course, risk factors, and outcomes of adult patients on maintenance hemodialysis who presented with infective spondylodiscitis at a single medical center in Taiwan. There were 18 cases (mean age: 64.9 ± 10.8 years) over more than 10 years. Analysis of underlying diseases indicated that 50% of patients had diabetes, 55.6% had hypertension, 55.6% had coronary artery disease, 22.2% had congestive heart failure, 22.2% had a cerebral vascular accident, 16...
November 2017: Renal Failure
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27690837/cervical-spine-fracture-with-vertebral-artery-dissection
#8
Joshua P Halfpap, Aaron A Cho, Michael D Rosenthal
A 51-year-old man presented to a direct-access physical therapy clinic with persistent neck pain for 5 days after a fall in shallow water while surfing. Based on "dangerous mechanism of injury" from the Canadian cervical spine rule as being a high risk factor, the physical therapist ordered radiographs of the cervical spine, which were suggestive of a more serious injury. Computed tomography suggested and magnetic resonance imaging confirmed vertebral artery dissection. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2016;46(10):929...
October 2016: Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27665410/-polycystic-kidney-disease-and-kidney-transplantation
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REVIEW
X Tillou, M-O Timsit, F Sallusto, T Culty, G Verhoest, A Doerfler, R Thuret, F Kleinclauss
OBJECTIVES: To perform a state of the art about autosomal dominant polykystic kidney disease (ADPKD), management of its urological complications and end stage renal disease treatment modalities. MATERIAL AND METHODS: An exhaustive systematic review of the scientific literature was performed in the Medline database (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov) and Embase (http://www.embase.com) using different associations of the following keywords (MESH): "autosomal dominant polykystic kidney disease", "complications", "native nephrectomy", "kidney transplantation"...
November 2016: Progrès en Urologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27634411/a-33-year-old-man-with-atypical-chest-pain
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Alastair J Moss, Marc R Dweck, Andrew D Flapan
CLINICAL INTRODUCTION: A 33-year-old man with no history of coronary artery disease presented to the rapid access cardiology clinic with an episode of atypical anginal chest pain. He had a 15 pack-year history of smoking and a family history of myocardial infarction under the age of 55. Physical examination and exercise ECG testing were unremarkable. On assessment in the cardiology clinic, blood sampling was notable for an elevated high-sensitivity troponin I of 61 ng/L (99% upper reference level, 34 ng/L)...
March 2017: Heart: Official Journal of the British Cardiac Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27577264/coronary-artery-fistulas-case-series-and-literature-review
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Christina Karazisi, Peter Eriksson, Mikael Dellborg
Congenital coronary artery fistulas are rare anomalies. As coronary angiography and multidetector computed tomography have become more accessible, they have been increasingly used in the investigation of chest pain and heart failure. Coronary artery fistulas are often an incidental finding, which raises the question of how patients with this condition should be managed. Intervention with either transcatheter closure or surgical closure is often technically possible. Many patients are asymptomatic early after closure...
2017: Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27568119/does-the-routine-availability-of-ct-derived-ffr-influence-management-of%C3%A2-patients-with%C3%A2-stable-chest%C3%A2-pain-compared-to-ct%C3%A2-angiography%C3%A2-alone-the-ffrct-ripcord-study
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Nicholas P Curzen, James Nolan, Azfar G Zaman, Bjarne L Nørgaard, Ronak Rajani
OBJECTIVES: This study sought to determine the effect of adding computed tomography-derived fractional flow reserve (FFRCT) data to computed tomography angiographic (CTA) data alone for assessment of lesion severity and patient management in 200 patients with chest pain. BACKGROUND: Invasive and noninvasive tests used in the assessment of patients with angina all have disadvantages. The ideal screening test for patients presenting for the first time with chest pain would describe both coronary anatomy and the presence of ischemia and would be readily accessible, low cost, and noninvasive...
October 2016: JACC. Cardiovascular Imaging
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27489718/delayed-presentation-of-a-carotid-pseudoaneurysm-following-penetrating-neck-trauma
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Abdullah Alfawaz, Xiaoyi Li, Stefan Kénel-Pierre, Jane Yang, Jorge Rey, Handel Robinson
OBJECTIVE: Penetrating carotid trauma in a hemodynamically stable patient invariably presents with a pseudoaneurysm on initial imaging. Although extremely rare, delayed pseudoaneurysm formation has been reported. The purpose of this paper is to define this rare entity and propose a diagnostic and treatment plan. METHODS: We present a case of delayed presentation of carotid pseudoaneurysm following penetrating neck trauma. A systematic review of the literature was performed...
2016: SAGE open medical case reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27473777/the-impact-of-vascular-surgery-wound-complications-on-quality-of-life
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MULTICENTER STUDY
Edward A McGillicuddy, C Keith Ozaki, Samir K Shah, Michael Belkin, Allen Hamdan, Neal Barshes, Mark Wyers, Louis Nguyen
OBJECTIVE: In addition to traditional surgical outcomes, perioperative quality of life is being scrutinized as a patient-centric metric. As part of a prospective study in a contemporary surgical cohort, subjective health states were examined in context of postoperative wound complications (WCs). We hypothesized that WCs negatively affect quality of life. METHODS: The EuroQol (EQ)-5D subjective health state data, comprising five domains with 1 (good) to 3 (poor) ordinal scoring, plus visual analog score, were collected at the day of surgery and at 2 and 4 weeks of follow-up in a study evaluating silver-eluting dressings in 500 patients at three centers...
December 2016: Journal of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27464456/transarterial-embolization-of-a-spontaneous-intraorbital-arteriovenous-fistula-with-n-bca-glue
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Angelos A Konstas, Daniel B Rootman, Peter A Quiros, Ian B Ross
Arteriovenous fistulae of the orbit are exceedingly rare. They are high-flow vascular malformations involving a fistula from the ophthalmic artery to one of the draining ophthalmic veins. Presenting symptoms can mimic those of carotid cavernous fistulae or of ophthalmic venous varices, and include diplopia, proptosis, chemosis, decreased visual acuity, and retro-orbital pain. Very few case reports are published on the treatment of this aggressive vascular malformation, and they uniformly describe techniques involving a transvenous access for the embolization of the fistula...
May 2017: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27449460/bailouts-to-lima-damage-for-avoiding-conversion-in-minimal-access-coronary-procedures
#16
Thanos Athanasiou, Hutan Ashrafian, Leanne Harling, Roberto P Casula
Minimally invasive and robotic coronary revascularization strategies offer less pain, fewer adverse events, better cosmesis, and speedier recovery. These procedures are vulnerable to left internal mammary artery (LIMA) injury that may require a full sternotomy, which eliminates the benefits of minimally invasive procedures. We present a management protocol to avoid conversion to sternotomy in minimally invasive cases based on the location of the LIMA injury at proximal, mid, and distal locations. By applying axillary bypass, LIMA extension, and repair over a shunt approaches, our protocol can be used as a successful bailout to LIMA damage in minimally invasive coronary cases...
August 2016: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27399556/358%C3%A2-adoption-of-a-radial-first-approach-for-diagnostic-cerebral-angiography-a-feasibility-study
#17
Samir Sur, Brian Michael Snelling, Dileep Yavagal, Eric C Peterson
INTRODUCTION: Widely adopted by interventional cardiology, radial access has seen slower adoption in neurointerventional procedures despite its proven increased safety and patient satisfaction. Based on our positive initial experience with radial access, as well as increased patient satisfaction, we adopted a "radial first" policy for diagnostic angiography. We present our initial experience transitioning from the traditional transfemoral approach to a radial-first approach. METHODS: Procedural data were reviewed from 103 consecutive transradial diagnostic cerebral angiograms performed between November 2015 and February 2016...
August 2016: Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27397447/anesthetic-implications-of-subxiphoid-coronary-artery-bypass-surgery
#18
Murali Chakravarthy, Muralimanohar Veerappa, Vivek Jawali, Nischal Pandya, Jayaprakash Krishnamoorthy, Geetha Muniraju, Antony George, Jitumoni Baishya
BACKGROUND: Minimal invasive surgeries are carried out to benefit the patient with less pain, blood loss, mechanical ventilation and hospital stay; a smaller scar is not the aim. Minimal invasive cardiac surgeries are carried out via small sternotomy, small thoracotomy and via robotic arms. Subxiphoid route is a novel method and avoids sternotomy. AIM: This case series is an attempt to understand the anesthetic modifications required. Secondly, whether it is feasible to carry out subxiphoid coronary artery bypass surgery...
July 2016: Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27314677/angiographic-study-of-upper-limb-vascularization-in-a-large-cohort-of-hemodialysis-patients-with-critical-hand-ischemia
#19
Roberto Ferraresi, Jorge Acuña-Valerio, Matteo Ferraris, Marco Fresa, Meneme Hamade, Gian B Danzi, Roberto Gandini, Giovanni Mauri
BACKGROUND: Critical hand ischemia (CHI) is a not rare condition in patients with end-stage-renal-disease on hemodialysis (HD), and presents devastating consequences due to its impact on life quality. In HD patients CHI may be related to three main conditions: obstruction of the big upper limb arteries, obstruction of the small hand and finger arteries, and the steal effect of a hemodialysis access. The aim of this study was to describe the angiographic pattern of upper limb vascularization and associated cardiovascular risk factors, in a large cohort of consecutive HD patients with CHI studied in our center...
December 2016: Minerva Cardioangiologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27116905/a-novel-anesthetic-technique-for-pevar
#20
Stuart A Harlin, Ruth A Grissom, Christopher LeCroy, Susan M Pouliot, Scott A Harlin
BACKGROUND: Percutaneous endovascular aneurysm repair (PEVAR) continues to evolve. Device profiles continue to decline, further reducing the physiological insult of the procedure. Anesthesia, however, has not evolved with a large proportion of patients continuing to receive general anesthesia for their increasingly less invasive procedures. We report on a novel anesthetic technique providing outstanding anesthesia in patients undergoing PEVAR in an outpatient setting. The total anesthesia used was remarkably cost effective...
July 2016: Annals of Vascular Surgery
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