Diagnosis of Aortic Dissection. Comparison of Investigatory Methods -- Case Report
- Aortic dissection patients may have new hope. // Patient Education Management;Nov2007, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p128
The article offers information on the results of a study on partial clotting of the false lumen as a predictor of post-hospital death risk for aortic dissection patients.
- Postoperative Thrombus Formation in the False Lumen Following Surgical Repair of Aortic Dissection. Yada, Isao; Satoh, Tomoaki; Wada, Kiyoto; Mizumoto, Tohoru; Shimono, Takatugu; Takeuchi, Yoshihiro; Hiraiwa, Takane; Shinpo, Hideto; Tanaka, Kuniyoshi; Yuasa, Hiroshi; Kusagawa, Minoru // Vascular Surgery;Jan/Feb1993, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p27
During the period 1980 to 1990, 65 patients with aortic dissection underwent surgical treatment. The authors have mainly been using the entry closure procedures to enclose the false lumen with thrombus for dissecting aortic aneurysm. The survival rate was 75%. In 36 long-surviving patients who...
- Surgical Management of Extraparenchymal Renal Artery Aneurysms. Kreienberg, Paul B.; Darling III, R. Clement; Chang, Benjamin B.; Paty, Philip S. K.; Lloyd, William; Papanicolaou, George; Shah, Dhiraj M. // Vascular Surgery;Nov/Dec1998, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p587
Renal artery aneurysms are being encountered with increasing frequency owing to the more liberal use of sensitive diagnostic imaging. Despite numerous historical reports, some controversy exists regarding the clinical significance of small (<2.5 cm) renal artery aneurysms. At their institution...
- Advantages and Disadvantages of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Grafts for Portacaval Shunting. Rypins, Eric B.; Conroy, Robert M.; Sarfeh, I. James // Vascular Surgery;Mar/Apr1988, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p88
The authors report the largest published experience with PTFE H-grafts in the portacaval position. Cumulative late patency of 8- and 10-mm grafts has been 97%, but acute perioperative thromboses have occurred in 15%. Perioperative thromboses are currently managed nonoperatively by using...
- Transition from Classic Aortic Dissection to Aortic Intramural Hemorrhage. Yoshino, Hideaki; Kachi, Eisei; Matsue, Shuhei; Yotsukura, Masayuki; Ishikawa, Kyozo // Angiology;Nov2000, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p971
Presents a case study of a man diagnosed with Stanford type A aortic dissection with false lumen. Use of computed tomography in the diagnosis; Lack of transition to intramural hemorrhage type of aortic dissection; Consideration of the relationship between the types of aortic dissection.
- Traumatic aortic dissection associated with riding a roller coaster. Springer, Andrew N.; Guletz, Maribeth A.; Sai-Sudhakar, Chittoor B.; Papadimos, Thomas J. // International Journal of Critical Illness & Injury Science;Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p95
A letter to the editor about a case of traumatic aortic dissection in a patient is presented.
- Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Following Intramural Hematoma of the Aorta. Moriyama, Yukinori; Shiota, Kazuhito; Hisatomi, Kouichi; Watanabe, Shunichi; Saigenji, Hideaki; Shimokawa, Shinji; Toyohira, Hitoshi; Taira, Akira // Angiology;Sep1997, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p839
A seventy-three-year-old woman had symptoms of aortic dissection. Initial computed tomographic (CT) scan and angiography showed an extensive intramural hematoma (IMH) of the aortic segment from the ascending aorta to the bulk of the descending aorta without intimal tear or false lumen. Two weeks...
- Aortic Dissection during Diagnostic Aortography. Ghaffari, Samad; Pourafkari, Leili // New England Journal of Medicine;9/23/2010, Vol. 363 Issue 13, pe18
The article reports on the medical case of a 30-year-old man who was evaluated for hypertension who underwent diagnostic aortography and had a complication resulting in iatrogenic aortic dissection. In spite of the rare complication, there were no symptoms, his condition continued to be stable...
- The role of coronary angiography in acute type A aortic dissection. Motallebzadeh, Reza; Batas, Divna; Valencia, Oswaldo; Chandrasekaran, Venkatachalam; Smith, John; Brecker, Stephen; Jahangiri, Marjan // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Feb2004, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p231
: ObjectivesIn recent years, non-invasive methods have replaced angiography in the diagnosis of aortic dissection. Angiography maybe used to evaluate coexisting coronary artery disease (CAD), which can delay surgery and increase the risk of rupture. We set out to examine the role of angiography...