Prognostic Value of Radionuclide Angiography in Cerebral Vascular Disease
- The association of acute exercise-induced ischaemia with systemic vasodilator function in patients with peripheral arterial disease. Joras, Majda; Poredoš, Pavel // Vascular Medicine;2008, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p255
Patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) frequently experience ischaemic attacks of the affected tissues during exercise. The present study assesses the association of transient exercise-induced leg ischaemia with vasodilator function of the clinically unaffected brachial artery over the...
- Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and clinical outcome in patients with congestive heart failure. Michowitz, Yoav; Goldstein, Emil; Wexler, Dov; Sheps, David; Keren, Gad; George, Jacob // Heart;Sep2007, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p1046
Background: Circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) are increased in conditions associated with ischaemia and can potentially support angiogenesis and vasculogenesis. EPC levels were also shown to predict outcome in patients with atherosclerotic vascular disease. We tested the hypothesis...
- Transient ischaemic attacks: under-reported, over-diagnosed, under-treated. Kelley, James; Hunt, Beverley J.; Lewis, Roger R.; Rudd, Anthony // Age & Ageing;Sep2001, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p379
Comments on the diagnosis and treatment for transient ischaemic attacks (TIA). Diagnostic inaccuracy among non-specialists; Symptoms that are not acceptable as evidence of a TIA in isolation; Interventions that are likely to reduce vascular risk.
- Getting to the heart of severe abdominal pain. Wohl, Armand J. // Cortlandt Forum;7/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p148
Presents the case of a 61-year-old male with chronic mesenteric ischemia of the nonocclusive type. Occurrence of postprandial nausea; Discovery of gallstones in the cystic duct; Past cardiac history; Clinical diagnosis of visceral ischemic syndromes.
- The Socioeconomic Profile of Patients Treated by Phlebotropic Drugs in Germany. Uber, Andrea // Angiology;Jul1997, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p595
Conservative treatment of venous disease is difficult. There is much skepticism concerning the efficacy of drugs in venous diseases. Nevertheless, in Germany, these drugs have obtained a substantial market share with a tendency to increase. The objective of this empirical study is to evaluate...
- Perfusion Scintigraphy Method for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Circulation Disorders in Rats during Disease Simulation. Zolotnitskaya, V. // Bulletin of Experimental Biology & Medicine;Jan2014, Vol. 156 Issue 3, p406
We proposed a modified method for radiological studies of the lungs in small laboratory animals applicable for studies of vascular dysfunctions at different stages of experimental disease formation - chronic obstructive disease of the lungs and pulmonary artery thromboembolism.
- Predictive value of 99mTc-sestamibi scintigraphy for healing of extremity amputation. Sarikaya, Ali; Top, Husamettin; Aygit, A. Cemal; Benlier, Erol; Unal, Yasin // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging;Dec2006, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p1500
Although various non-invasive procedures have been proposed to determine the optimal level of amputation of limbs in patients who have vascular disease, currently there are no consistent criteria that can be applied before surgery. The purpose of this study was to determine whether...
- Ectopic lingual thyroid with vascular anomalies. Bianco, Maria Rita; Boria, Alessandro La; Franco, Teresa; Ferrise, Pierpaolo; Allegra, Eugenia // International Medical Case Reports Journal;2013, Vol. 6, p55
Background: Lingual thyroid represents 90% of ectopic thyroid tissue localizations. The first case was described by Hickman in 1869. An ectopic thyroid is often asymptomatic, but pathological or physiological conditions inducing hyperproduction of thyroid-stimulating hormone can lead an ectopic...
- Pseudoaneurysm of the Left Ventricle: Diagnosis by Gated Radioisotope Imaging. Mendelsohn, Steven // Angiology;Nov1984, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p740
Because pseudoaneurysms of the left ventricle, although rare, can rupture, their differentiation from true aneurysm is desirable. A case is described in which a pseudoaneurysm was diagnosed noninvasively by means of a gated radioisotope ventriculogram. The diagnosis was made by noting a narrow...