Vascular medicine (London, England)
Aortic diseases include a wide range of pathological conditions: aortic aneurysms, pseudoaneurysms, acute aortic syndromes, atherosclerotic and inflammatory conditions, genetic diseases and congenital anomalies. Acute aortic syndromes have acute onset and may be life-threatening. They include aortic dissection, intramural haematoma, penetrating aor...
Journal of visualized surgery
Minimally invasive repair of an ASA utilizing peripheral cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass and a right inframammary incision can be accomplished with satisfactory technical success and recovery time.
Cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy
Periinterventional echocardiographic guidance is considered desirable in order to make interventional closure of interatrial communications safe and straight forward. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) including real-time three-dimensional (RT-3D) imaging, later complemented and in part replaced by intracardiac echocardiography (ICE), has becom...
Local and regional anesthesia
Acquired methemoglobinemia is a known complication of topical anesthesia during endoscopic procedures. Benzocaine has been implicated in a majority of cases and has been removed from some hospital formularies. However, a lot of uncertainty exists about the risk factors for this uncommon complication. This review attempts to summarize the current kn...
American Journal of Kidney Diseases
Background:The significance of various risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) is, to a great deal, unresolved. The high risk for CVD in patients with CRF may be caused by the high prevalence of recognized risk factors for CVD or by factors characteristic of C...