GAS-FORMING CLOSTRIDIAL MYCOTIC ANEURYSM OF THE ABDOMINAL AORTA
- Clostridial Mycotic Aneurysm of the Thoracoabdominal Aorta: A Case Report. Morrison, Richard C.; DiMuzio, Paul J.; Kahn, Mark; Carabasi III, R. Anthony; Bailey, William; Edie, Richard N. // Vascular Surgery;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 35 Issue 4
Focuses on the management of mycotic aneurysm involving the thoracoabdominal aorta caused by Clostridium septicum infection. Penicillin treatment; Surgical debridement of arterial segments and surrounding tissues; Distal arterial revascularization.
- Transitions Among the Myeloproliferative Disorders. Glasser, Robert M.; Walker, Richard I. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug69, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p285
Indicates that transitions among the three major disorders included in the myeloproliferative syndrome do not occur. Difficulty of proving the relationship between chronic myelogenous leukemia and myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia; Conclusions.
- O blood group as an indicator for abdominal aortic aneurysm. FATIC, N.; LUKAC, H.; RADOJEVIC, N.; SIMANIC, I.; BANZIC, I.; PAJOVIC, B. // European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;2015, Vol. 19 Issue 16, p2997
OBJECTIVE: An aortic aneurysm is a general term for an enlargement (dilation) of the aorta to greater than 1.5 times normal size. Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) primarily affects the population older than 50 years, with a prevalence of approximately 5%. There are a few theories about AAA...
- Deceptive Pain. Dajer, Tony // Discover;Jan2001, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p38
Explains the symptoms of abdominal aortic aneurysm. Symptoms in a patient that resembles a backache; Location and extent of the aorta in the body; Tendency for misdiagnosis due to similarity of symptoms with other diseases; Transfer of the patient to a vascular physician; Risk factors in...
- "Fast-Track" Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. Mukherjee, Dipankar // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p329
The "open" repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) continues to evolve with incorporation of less invasive methods for surgical exposure and the use of patient care pathways for shorter hospital stays. In a consecutive series of 30 patients with infrarenal AAA, a "fasttrack" hospital care...
- Noninfectious Saccular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Minor, Michael E.; Menzoian, James O.; Raffetto, Joseph D. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p353
Saccular aortic aneurysms are eccentrically shaped and are commonly thought to be the consequence of infection of the aorta. However, saccular-type aneurysms can be found independent of any clinical or subclinical infection and can be associated with a penetrating aortic ulcer. Moreover,...
- Arterial aneurysms. Thompson, M M // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/29/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7243, p1193
Provides information on abdominal aortic aneurysms. Clinical presentations; Methods of diagnosis; Indications for surgery; Variants of abdominal aneurysms.
- Post-Endograft Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Shrinkage Varies Among Hospitals: Observations From Multicenter Trials. Kritpracha, Boonprasit; Beebe, Hugh G.; Criado, Frank J.; Comerota, Anthony J. // Journal of Endovascular Therapy (Allen Press Publishing Services;Aug2004, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p454
Purpose: To evaluate differences in abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) shrinkage among hospitals following protocol-driven patient selection and using endografts from a single manufacturer. Methods: Standardized inclusion criteria forthe Talent endograft multicentertrials included AAA diameter >40...
- myeloproliferative disorder. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1525
A reference entry for "myeloproliferative disorder" which refers to several hematologic malignancies is presented.