Popliteal Venous Aneurysm as a Source of Pulmonary Emboli in a Male: Case Report
- Right Atrial Extension of Primary Venous Leiomyosarcoma: Pulmonary Embolism and Budd-Chiari Syndrome at Presentation. Gowda, Ramesh M.; Gowda, Mamatha R.; Mehta, Nirav J.; Osborne, Rhonda; Bixon, Ronda; Vasavada, Balendu C.; Sacchi, Terrence J. // Angiology;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p213
Venous leiomyosarcomas are rare and arise predominantly in the inferior vena cava (IVC). The clinical findings are nonspecific and may precede the diagnosis by several years. IVC leiomyosarcoma is predominantly seen in women. lntracavitary extension of vascular tumors tends to result from...
- Greater Saphenous Vein Aneurysms. Alonso-Pérez, Manuel; Caeiro, Santiago; Guitian, Maria D.; Sánchez, Mercedes; Segura, Ramón J. // Vascular Surgery;May/Jun1999, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p295
Unlike arterial aneurysms, the venous aneurysms are a much less frequent pathology and clinical experiences are limited to isolated cases. Those involving veins of the neck and extremities are the most frequent. The authors report one case of two greater saphenous vein aneurysms and comment on...
- Popliteal Venous Aneurysm–A Systematic Review. Bergqvist, David; Björck, Martin; Ljungman, Christer // World Journal of Surgery;Mar2006, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p273
Background: Popliteal vein aneurysm is a rare but potentially problematic disease with a risk of pulmonary embolism. Method: A systematic literature search was performed. Results: A total of 105 popliteal vein aneurysms were identified, with a slight female and left-sided preponderance....
- Multiple Pulmonary Emboli Secondary to Femoral Vein Aneurysm. Traphagen, Donald W.; Ecklar, G. Patrick; Holden, Charles R. // Vascular Surgery;Jan/Feb1984, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p63
Presents a case report of a patient with multiple pulmonary emboli secondary to a popliteal vein aneurysm with associated thrombus. Medical history; Result of echacardiogram of the patient; Cause of the pulmonary emboli.
- Multiple Venous Aneurysms of the Saphenous Vein: Report of an Uncommon Case. Gruber, H. P.; Amiri, M. A.; Fraedrich, G.; Schlosser, V. // Vascular Surgery;Mar1991, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p142
Venous aneurysms are rare entities. They may cause serious complications like thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. An uncommon case of multiple large aneurysms of the saphenous vein of a forty-one-year old woman is reported. The literature is reviewed and etiology, potential complications,...
- Venous Disease. Rutherford, Robert B. // Journal of Surgical Radiology;Jul2011, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p318
A quiz concerning venous disease is presented.
- Multiple reimplantation technique for treatment of complex giant aneurysms of the middle cerebral artery: technical note. Kato, Naoki; Prinz, Vincent; Finger, Tobias; Schomacher, Markus; Onken, Julia; Dengler, Julius; Jakob, Wibke; Vajkoczy, Peter // Acta Neurochirurgica;Feb2013, Vol. 155 Issue 2, p261
Background: Giant middle cerebral artery (MCA) aneurysms are among the most challenging neurovascular lesions, especially when the M2 and M3 branches are incorporated into the aneurysm. Here we report on two cases with complex MCA aneurysms, in which double and triple arterial reimplantation of...
- Chapter 59: VEINS - VARICOSE VEINS, ULCERS, PHLEBITIS. // Understanding Surgery;2001, p223
The article focuses on varicose veins, ulcers and phlebitis. The venous system is the low pressure system which brings poorly oxygenated blood back to the heart and to the lungs to be re-oxygenated. Because the blood flows towards the lungs, debris or clots in the veins can be swept into the...
- The aspirin papers. Underwood, M.J.; More, R.S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/8/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6921, p71
Features the benefits of aspirin to patients with vascular disease and those undergoing revascularization. Side effects of aspirin use; Enhancement of patency of coronary vein grafts; Reduction of incidence of pulmonary embolism in patients with deep vein thrombosis.