Significance of Circulatory Immune Complexes in Thromboangiitis Obliterans (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.
- Buerger's Disease and Anticardiolipin Antibodies: A Worse Prognosis? De Godoy, Jos� Maria Pereira; Braile, Domingo Marcolino; Godoy, Moacir Fernandes // Clinical & Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis;Jan2002, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p85
Summary: The case of a 26-year-old male chronic smoker is reported, who had thrombotic incidences on three occasions in both upper and lower limbs over a 10-month period. Laboratory examinations, including hematologic studies and creatinine, cholesterol, and glucose levels, were normal. However,...
- Autoantibodies in Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease). Gulati, Surinder M.; Madhra, Kavinder; Thusoo, Tej K.; Nair, Satish K.; Saha, Kunal // Angiology;Oct1982, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p642
Autoantibodies, organ and non-organ specific, were studied in 10 patients of thromboangiitis obliterans by immunofluorescence technique and compared 650 Angiology -- Journal of Vascular Diseases October 1982 with age matched controls without peripheral vascular disease and patients of other...
- Buerger's Disease: Is It a Rickettsiosis? Bartolo, M.; Rulli, F.; Raffi, S. // Angiology;Oct1980, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p660
A serologic study using the direct seroagglutinate method described by Babudieri and Zardi was carried out in 31 patients affected by Buerger's disease, to determine the positive antibody reaction level against rickettsial disease. In 41.9% of the cases there was a positive test for R. burnetii,...
- Are anticardiolipin antibodies really important in thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger's disease)? Olin, Jeffrey W // Vascular Medicine;2002, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p257
Studies the effect of anticardiolipin antibodies (aCLa) on patients with thromboangiitis obliterans. Role of immunological mechanism in vascular inflammation; Use of double antibody sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay aCLa.
- Direct Arterial Reconstruction in Buerger's Disease. Bozkurt, A. Kürsat; Tuzun, Hasan; Ozer, Mehmet; Karaozbek, Yilmaz // Vascular Surgery;Jul/Aug1992, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p451
During the last six years the authors surgically treated 132 patients with Buerger's disease. They were able to perform arterial reconstruction in 14. Nonhealing ulcers and impending gangrene were the most frequent indications (62.2%). The type and number of surgical procedures were as follows:...
- Serial study of circulating immune complexes before and after renal transplantation. Johny, Kaivilayil V.; Dasgupta, Mrinal K.; Kovithavongs, Thavisakdi; Dossetor, John B. // Kidney International;Feb1981, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p332
To clarify the relationship of circulating immune complexes (CIC) to acute rejection or intercurrent infection, we studied the presence of CIC's by four methods in renal allograft recipients, by serial monitoring, before and after transplantation, of both CIC and donor-specific immunologic...
- THROMBOANGIITIS OBLITERANS IN TWO BROTHERS. Martorell, Fernando // Angiology;Aug1952, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p271
The clinical history of two thromboangiitic brothers is reported and the literature on familial thromboangiitis is reviewed.