Clinical Relevance of Blood Viscosity and Red Cell Deformability Including Newer Therapeutic Aspects
- Mesenteric Ischemia. Ujiki, Michael; Kibbe, Melina R. // Perspectives in Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy;Dec2005, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p309
Mesenteric ischemia is a morbid, potentially life-threatening disease that is associated with a relatively high mortality, often due to its late diagnosis. Currently, the incidence of mesenteric ischemia in the United States is low; however, the incidence is predicted to increase because of the...
- Measurement of Physical Changes in the Myocardium for Development of Novel Methods for Diagnosing Ischemia. Munir, M. S.; Shankar, K. J.; Payvar, Saeed; Eftekhari, Hossein; Brewer, Alan; Robertson, Jillian; Stupin, Igor V.; Sobash, Ed; Casscells, S. Ward; Ahmed, Amany // Current Cardiology Reviews;2007, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p274
The purpose of this review is to offer a concise discussion of existing data describing changes in the physical properties of the myocardium in response to ischemia. We argue that these measurable changes may be used as a basis for the development of newer diagnostic methods. Because of the...
- MicroRNAs Regulate Ocular Neovascularization. JiKui Shen; Xiaoru Yang; Bing Xie; Yangjian Chen; Swaim, Mara; Hackett, Sean F.; Campochiaro, Peter A. // Molecular Therapy;Jul2008, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p1208
In this study, we used ischemia-induced retinal neovascularization (NV) as a model to investigate the possible role of microRNAs in a clinically important disease process. Microarray analysis demonstrated seven microRNAs (miR-106a, -146, -181, -199a, -214, -424, and -451) that were substantially...
- Protection in the aged heart: preventing the heart-break of old age? Juhaszova, Magdalena; Rabuel, Christophe; Zorov, Dmitry B.; Lakatta, Edward G.; Sollott, Steven J. // Cardiovascular Research;May2005, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p233
Abstract: The aged heart has a diminished functional and adaptive reserve capacity, an increased susceptibility to incur damage (e.g., as a result of ischemia), and a limited practical ability for repair/regeneration. Thus, there has been considerable interest to harness the heart''s endogenous...
- Large Gastric Perforation In A Neonate. Parmar, Girish; Khoradiya, Mahesh; Ambasana, B. C. // Internet Journal of Surgery;2010, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p1
Large gastric perforation in a neonate is very rare condition. We are reporting such a condition in a two-day-old male child. This condition requires urgent surgical intervention. We did emergency laparotomy with suturing of large gastric perforation in two layers.
- TIA--Treacherously Inaccurate Acronym. Fred, Herbert L. // Texas Heart Institute Journal;2002, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p314
Deals with the difficulty of diagnosing transient ischemic attacks (TIA). Nonvascular disorders mimicking TIA.
- Ischemia and intersecting stapling: the Achilles' heel of problematic low rectal anastomoses. Tang, W.-H.; Friess, H. // Techniques in Coloproctology;Aug2013, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p463
A letter to the editor is presented related to ischemia and intersecting stapling.
- Modeling transient retinal ischemia in mouse by ligation of pterygopalatine artery. Minhas, Gillipsie; Morishita, Ryuichi; Munehisa Shimamura; Bansal, Reema; Anand, Akshay // Annals of Neurosciences;2015, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p222
Background: Retinal ischemia is a major cause of visual impairment and blindness worldwide. The available therapeutic strategies have limited potential. Purpose: In order to understand the pathophysiology and validating therapies for retinal ischemia, establishment of reproducible animal models...
- Safety of Endovascular Treatment in High-Cardiac-Risk Patients with Limb-Threatening Ischemia. Rossi, Elisabetta; Citterio, Franco; Castagneto, Marco; Pennestr�, Faustino; Loperfido, Franco // Angiology;Jun1998, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p435
Vascular surgery can be safely performed in approximately 60% of patients with advanced peripheral vascular disease, because of the high frequency of concomitant coronary artery disease and consequent increased risk of perioperative cardiac complications. The aim of this study was to validate...