Systemic Noninflammatory Vasculopathy with Prominent CNS Involvement -- A Case Report
- ISOLATED POPLITEAL ARTERY OCCLUSION: PHYSIOLOGIC OBSERVATIONS AND MANAGEMENT. Barnes, Robert W.; Strandness Jr., D. E. // Vascular Surgery;MayJun1972, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p103
Within a two-year period, five otherwise healthy young or middle aged adult males were evaluated for lower extremity ischemia secondary to isolated popliteal artery occlusion. Two patients had also previously developed asymptomatic occlusion in the opposite popliteal artery. The development of...
- thromboangiitis obliterans. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p742
An encyclopedia entry for "thromboangiitis obliterans" is presented, which is also known as Buerger's disease.
- Enhanced Platelet Force Development Despite Drug-Induced Inhibition of Platelet Aggregation in Patients with Thromboangiitis Obliterans. Carr, Marcus E.; Hackney, Mary H. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p473
Thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) is a nonatherosclerotic, nonnecrotizing, nonspecific, segmental inflammatory obliterative vasculitis, characterized by decreased flow to the distal extremities and increased risk of amputation. While smoking cessation is viewed as critical to successful...
- Buerger's Disease Retrieved. HORWITZ, ORVILLE // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug61, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p341
Editorial. Discusses various aspects of argument on Buerger's disease. Patient characteristics; Distinctions between Buerger's disease and arteriosclerosis.
- The Altered Hemorheologic Parameters in Thromboangiitis Obliterans: A New Insight. Bozkurt, A. Kursat; Koksal, Cengiz; Ercan, Meltem // Clinical & Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis;Jan2004, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p45
The hemorheologic abnormalities were studied in patients suffering from thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) and compared findings with those of patients suffering from critical limb ischemia because of peripheral atherosclerotic obstructive disease (PAOD) and the healthy subjects. This prospective...
- Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease) in a Cigarette Factory Worker: A Case Report. Yorukoglu, Yavuz; Ilgit, Erhan; Zengin, Mustafa; Nazliel, Kemal; Salman, Ergun; Yucel, Ertan // Vascular Surgery;Sep1992, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p580
Thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger's Disease) is an occlusive vascular disease of unknown etiology. It occurs predominantly in male heavy cigarette smokers. The relationship between heavy cigarette smoking and Buerger's disease has been well established and emphasized by many authors. Only rare...
- THROMBOANGIITIS OBLITERANS IN NEGROES WITH THE REPORT OF ONE CASE. Gutman, Paul E. // Angiology;Jun1955, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p215
Presents a case of thromboangiitis obliterans in a Negro patient. Presence of arterial occlusions in both lower extremities and in the upper extremity; Involvement of coronary arteries by the same disease process; Response of the patient to conservative therapy.
- Cerebral angiographic findings in thromboangiitis obliterans. No, Young J.; Lee, Eun M.; Lee, Deok H.; Kim, Jong S. // Neuroradiology;Dec2005, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p912
Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) or ischemic stroke may complicate thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO). However, there has been debate regarding the mechanism of ischemic stroke in TAO. We report the case of a patient with TAO who developed repeated TIAs. An angiogram showed multiple alternative...
- VASODILATORS AND THE USE OF CYCLOSPASMOL IN PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE. Mahl, Murray M. // Angiology;Sep1961, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p432
Cyclandelate is a useful general vasodilator for the treatment of peripheral diseases, with remarkable lack of the side effects. It is beneficial in arteriosclerosis obliterans and in thromboangitis obliterans, especially where concomitant coronary or cerebral disease or peptic ulcer is present....