Treatment of postoperative main portal vein and superior mesenteric vein thrombosis with balloon angioplasty and/or stent placement.

ConclusionBalloon angioplasty and/or stent placement without thrombolysis or thrombectomy may be a safe and effective treatment modality for postoperative main portal vein and superior mesenteric vein thrombosis. PMID: 23463860 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Radiologica - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Acta Radiol Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: This case demonstrates the possibility of arterial compression by an adjacent venous stent graft, especially in a patient with a thin habitus and a brachial-brachial arteriovenous graft. Detailed identification of the outflow vein anatomy before stent implantation is mandatory to avoid such a complication. PMID: 31825299 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Journal of Vascular Access - Category: Surgery Tags: J Vasc Access Source Type: research
Conclusions DCB angioplasty for de novo small coronary lesions in the real-world environment in Japan is effective with acceptable 12-month outcomes.
Source: Coronary Artery Disease - Category: Cardiology Tags: Myocardial Infarction/Cardiogenic Shock Source Type: research
Introduction - Carotid artery angioplasty and stenting (CAS) is expanding as a method to treat carotid artery disease worldwide. Until now a combination of aspirin and clopidogrel has been used pre and post CAS. Ticagrelor, a P2Y (12) inhibitor, has an important role in coronary artery angioplasty. There is lack of evidence about the impact of ticagrelor on carotid artery disease and CAS. Our aim was the comparative evaluation of ticagrelor and clopidogrel on carotid balloon-injury and in-stent restenosis (ISR) and thrombosis in rabbits.
Source: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
We present the case of 71-years old female with post-thrombotic syndrome who had long-term non-healing trophic ulcers, swelling and pain in her right leg. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the right lower limb first occurred in 1971. In 1972 she noticed appearance of trophic nonhealing ulcers in the medial aspect of right shin. Thereafter two episodes of sudden edema and pain in right leg occurred with large time period in between. Although prescribed as early as in 1971, patient didn't take anticoagulant medication on the regular basis and used only compression bandage and local treatment for trophic ulcers.
Source: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
In this study, we assessed the association of hypoxemia and localization of thrombus in order to clarify the adequate management for hypoxemic patients with CTEPH.Method: We performed a retrospective study of 132 CTEPH patients consecutively diagnosed between 2009 and 2017. Eleven patients with missing data, ventilatory impairment (FEV1.0 %predicted
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Pulmonary hypertension Source Type: research
Backgrounds: Chronic thromboembolic disease (CTED) is characterized by similar symptoms and perfusion defect as chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH), but without pulmonary hypertension at rest. Recently, successful pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) and balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA) for symptomatic patients with CTED has been reported. However, it remains unclear whether CTED evolves to CTEPH. The aim of this study is to clarify the natural history of CTED.Methods: Consecutive patients diagnosed as CTED between 1986 and 2017 were retrospective enrolled. CTED was defined as follows: a mean pulmonary arterial pressure at rest
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Pulmonary hypertension Source Type: research
We present the case report of a 26-year-old woman who became pregnant following the successful treatment of severe CTEPH by utilizing BPA. We conclude that patients undergoing effective BPA for CTEPH can consider becoming pregnant if followed closely by a multidisciplinary team, including experts in thrombosis, pulmonary hypertension and obstetrics.
Source: Canadian Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
A 40-something male presents to the stabilization room for evaluation following head on motor vehicle collision (MVC).  Pt was reported restrained driver, hit at city speeds,  with + airbag deployment.The MVC was unquestionably caused by the other car, not by this driver.The patient complained to EMS of chest pain and a prehospital EKG en route was concerning for STEMI.The patient was at all times hemodynamically stable, without evidence of any profuse bleeding.He had an ECG recorded on arrival to the ED:Anterior and Inferior STEMI with diffuse hyperacute T-waves. This ECG really can't be anything else. ...
Source: Dr. Smith's ECG Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Source Type: blogs
Abstract BACKGROUND: Although cardiac troponin and natriuretic peptide have been shown to decrease after balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA) with improved right ventricular afterload in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH), biomarkers to evaluate the effects of BPA independently of heart failure status remain to be developed. METHODS: In 39 consecutive CTEPH patients including 31 who underwent BPA, we measured plasma levels of cyclophilin A (CyPA), which we demonstrated is secreted from pulmonary vascular smooth muscle cells in response to mechanical stretch and hypoxia. RESULTS: CyPA le...
Source: Journal of Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: J Cardiol Source Type: research
Etiology of Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hypertension Can Be Differentiated by Echocardiography - Insight From Patients With Chronic Pulmonary Thromboembolism With Normal Resting Hemodynamics by Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty. Circ J. 2019 Oct 02;: Authors: Goda A, Takeuchi K, Kikuchi H, Finger M, Inami T, Sakata K, Soejima K, Satoh T Abstract BACKGROUND: Exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension (PH) is often seen in chronic thromboembolic PH (CTEPH) patients with normalized resting hemodynamics, but it is difficult to differentiate precapillary PH as pulmonary vascular dysfunction and post-capillary PH...
Source: Circulation Journal - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Circ J Source Type: research
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