CAR 11. Rare Supra-aortic Steal Syndromes —Endovascular Approach

Supra-aortic vessel occlusive disease can rarely be manifested as steal syndrome. Innominate steal syndrome is the reversal of flow in the right carotid artery due to stenosis or occlusion of the innominate artery. Coronary-subclavian steal syndrome (CSSS) can occur in patients with internal mammary artery (IMA)-coronary artery bypass graft because of significant ipsilateral subclavian artery stenosis resulting in reversed blood flow from the myocardium to the upper limb.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research

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Source: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Source: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
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In this study, we research the relation between preoperative serum albumin levels and postoperative AKI development in diabetes mellitus (DM) patients undergoing isolated CABG. Methods: We included a total of 634 diabetic patients undergoing CABG (60.5 ±9.1 years, 65.1% male) into this study, which was performed between September 2009 and January 2014 in a single center. The relation between preoperative serum albumin levels and postoperative AKI development was observed. AKI was evaluated and diagnosed using the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) classification. Results: AKI was diagnosed in 230 (36....
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