Deep vein thrombosis resolution, recurrence and post-thrombotic syndrome: a prospective observational study protocol
DiscussionThis research into the response to treatment of lower limb DVT and predictive factors for DVT resolution, recurrence and PTS could inform a more tailored approach to anticoagulation therapy for the future management of DVT.UKCRN ID: 16016. Registered on 20 January 2014.
AbstractThe aim of the present study was to identify predictors of outcome and complications in patients with small hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treated by percutaneous microwave ablation (MWA). Patients with non-previously treated small ( ≤ 3 cm) HCCs who underwent ultrasound (US)-guided percutaneous MWA between July 2016 and January 2019 were included. For each patient, the following variables were registered: age, sex, albumin, platelet count, INR/PT, PTT ratio, total bilirubin, liver status, etiology of liver disease, Child– Pugh classification, tumor dimension, margin, and hepatic segment, tumor...
SummaryTumour thrombus is a complication that occurs when a malignancy invades into the vasculature, occluding its lumen. Here, we present a rare case of melanoma tumour thrombus of the great saphenous vein of the left thigh, which was diagnosed on18F ‐fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography and ultrasound‐guided biopsy, and responded well to immunotherapy with pembrolizumab.
We report the case of a sepsis-induced acute kidney injury accompanied by disseminated intravascular coagulation and thrombotic microangiopathy, responsible for subsequent renal microvascular thrombosis. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound was used to assess the thrombotic cortical kidney ischemia and its evolution over time. PMID: 32190863 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION: The use of Doppler ultrasound imaging or magnetic resonance imaging is suggested for women presenting with severe clinical symptoms of radicular low back or leg pain in pregnancy to rule out thromboembolism and guide patient management. PMID: 32171504 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: Middle–aged females, left-sided leg, and above-knee segment were predominantly affected with DVT; hence, this buttresses the need for Doppler ultrasound in the diagnosis of DVT in all patients.
CONCLUSION: Centrally placed tunnelled peripherally inserted central catheter is a promising alternative method, when conventional arm peripherally inserted central catheter placement is not feasible. It is an easy and safe procedure that can be performed under local anaesthesia. PMID: 32133909 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Galeano-Valle F, Del-Toro-Cervera J, Demelo-Rodríguez P PMID: 32139077 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS: Post PCI IVUS assessment and adequate stent expansion are not associated with reduced MACCE, however there is an association with reduced LMS TLR. Use of intra-coronary imaging to prevent stent under-expansion in LMS PCI is likely to improve outcomes. PMID: 32122821 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
ConclusionsIntraoperative ultrasound is a safe, minimally invasive technique that can provide accurate real-time information regarding the presence and extent of IVC involvement and guidance for placement of a vena cava clamp, confirming the character of the thrombus to plan an optimal surgical approach.
ConclusionSWS has the potential to detect endoleaks in AAA after EVAR with comparable sensitivity to CTA and superior sensitivity to CDUS.Key Points• Dynamic elastography with shear wave sonoelastography (SWS) detected 100% of endoleaks in abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) follow-up that were identified by a combination of CT angiography (CTA) and color Doppler ultrasound (CDUS).• Based on elasticity maps, SWS differentiated endoleaks from thrombi within the aneurysm sac (p