An Uncommon Systemic Arteritis -- A Case Report
- Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism. Cloutier, Lynn M. // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Jun2007, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p343
The article provides information on the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE). According to the author, it is the most serious complication of venous thrombosis and the third-most common cardiovascular problem after coronary artery disease and stroke. The disease may result from the blockage of...
- Problem of Revision of Major Lower Extremity Amputation. Ellison, Melanie A.; Akers, Donald L.; Rice, Janet C.; Kerstein, Morris D. // Vascular Surgery;May1990, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p229
Should one consider a primary above-the-knee (AK) amputation ignoring the benefits of rehabilitation of a below-the-knee (BK) amputation if there is a chance the BK amputation may fail? This is a retrospective study of 112 patients (42% women, 58% men) with an average age of fifty-seven years...
- New Thrombotic Events in Ischemic Stroke Patients with Elevated Factor VIII. Gouse, Brittany M.; Boehme, Amelia K.; Monlezun, Dominique J.; Siegler, James E.; George, Alex J.; Brag, Katherine; Albright, Karen C.; Beasley, T. Mark; Leissinger, Cindy; Khoury, Ramy El; Martin-Schild, Sheryl // Thrombosis;2014, p1
Background. Heightened levels of FactorVIII (FVIII) have been associated with both arterial and venous thrombosis. While elevated FVIII is common during acute ischemic stroke (AIS), whether elevated FVIII confers an increased risk for recurrent thrombotic events (RTEs) following AIS has not been...
- CHAPTER 10: Pulmonary embolism. Conway, Alison // Fundamental Aspects of Nursing Adults with Respiratory Disorders;2007, p111
Chapter 10 of the book "Fundamental Aspects of Nursing Adults With Respiratory Disorders" is presented. It discusses the respiratory disorder called pulmonary embolism, which is the formation of detached venous thrombi in the deep veins of the lower limbs. It explores the clinical features and...
- Nonatherosclerotic Aneurysm of the Left Circumflex Coronary Artery Presenting with Accelerated... Khan, Ijaz A.; Dogan, Ozgen M.; Vasavada, Balendu C.; Sacchi, Terrence J. // Angiology;Jul2000, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p595
Describes a case of symptomatic nonatherosclerotic aneurysm of the left circumflex coronary artery responding to medical treatment. Discussion of the clinical perspectives of nonatherosclerotic coronary aneurysm; Etiology and symptoms of coronary artery aneurysms; Medications for the disease.
- CT FFR--de facto? Min, J. K. // Heart;Nov2012, Vol. 98 Issue 22, p1679
The article offers information on the use of noninvasive fractional flow reserve coronary angiogrpahy (FFRCT) for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease.
- Considering a possible application to prevent or to treat arterial stiffness. // Heart;Jan2013, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p66
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Arterial stiffness is increased in families with premature coronary artery disease" by Ties A. Mulders and colleagues in a 2012 issue of the periodical.
- The Authors' reply. // Heart;Jan2013, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p66
A response from the authors of the article "Arterial stiffness is increased in families with premature coronary artery disease" in a 2012 issue is presented.
- Borderline coronary artery lesions may pose higher risk than previously thought. Ellis, Brian; Kalvaitis, Katie // Cardiology Today;Jun2013, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p18
The article provides information on a study on borderline coronary artery lesions.