Autoantibodies in Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease)
- Buerger's Disease and Anticardiolipin Antibodies: A Worse Prognosis? De Godoy, Jos� Maria Pereira; Braile, Domingo Marcolino; Godoy, Moacir Fernandes // Clinical & Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis;Jan2002, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p85
Summary: The case of a 26-year-old male chronic smoker is reported, who had thrombotic incidences on three occasions in both upper and lower limbs over a 10-month period. Laboratory examinations, including hematologic studies and creatinine, cholesterol, and glucose levels, were normal. However,...
- Enhanced Platelet Force Development Despite Drug-Induced Inhibition of Platelet Aggregation in Patients with Thromboangiitis Obliterans. Carr, Marcus E.; Hackney, Mary H. // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p473
Thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) is a nonatherosclerotic, nonnecrotizing, nonspecific, segmental inflammatory obliterative vasculitis, characterized by decreased flow to the distal extremities and increased risk of amputation. While smoking cessation is viewed as critical to successful...
- Buerger's Disease Retrieved. HORWITZ, ORVILLE // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug61, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p341
Editorial. Discusses various aspects of argument on Buerger's disease. Patient characteristics; Distinctions between Buerger's disease and arteriosclerosis.
- Significance of Circulatory Immune Complexes in Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease). Gulati, Surinder M.; Saha, Kunal; Kant, Lalit; Thusoo, Tej K.; Prakash, Anand // Angiology;May1984, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p276
Circulatory immune complexes were estimated in the sera of 25 patients and 20 age and sex matched controls by precipitation with 8% polyethylene glycol (PEG). Characterization of the immune complexes, thus obtained, was performed by the double immuno-diffusion method. The mean protein content of...
- Prothrombin Gene 20210 G?A and Factor V Arg 506 to Gln Mutation in a Patient with Buerger's Disease. Avcu, Ferit; Akar, Nejat; Akar, Ece; Beyan, Cengiz; Yal�in, Atilla // Angiology;May2000, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p421
Thromboangiitis obliterans, or Buerger's disease, is a segmental occlusive inflammatory disorder of the arteries and veins most commonly affecting the lower extremities of young male cigarette smokers. The etiopathogenesis of the thromboangiitis obliterans is still obscure. The authors have...
- Buerger's Disease: Is It a Rickettsiosis? Bartolo, M.; Rulli, F.; Raffi, S. // Angiology;Oct1980, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p660
A serologic study using the direct seroagglutinate method described by Babudieri and Zardi was carried out in 31 patients affected by Buerger's disease, to determine the positive antibody reaction level against rickettsial disease. In 41.9% of the cases there was a positive test for R. burnetii,...
- Are anticardiolipin antibodies really important in thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger's disease)? Olin, Jeffrey W // Vascular Medicine;2002, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p257
Studies the effect of anticardiolipin antibodies (aCLa) on patients with thromboangiitis obliterans. Role of immunological mechanism in vascular inflammation; Use of double antibody sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay aCLa.
- Direct Arterial Reconstruction in Buerger's Disease. Bozkurt, A. Kürsat; Tuzun, Hasan; Ozer, Mehmet; Karaozbek, Yilmaz // Vascular Surgery;Jul/Aug1992, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p451
During the last six years the authors surgically treated 132 patients with Buerger's disease. They were able to perform arterial reconstruction in 14. Nonhealing ulcers and impending gangrene were the most frequent indications (62.2%). The type and number of surgical procedures were as follows:...
- THROMBOANGIITIS OBLITERANS IN TWO BROTHERS. Martorell, Fernando // Angiology;Aug1952, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p271
The clinical history of two thromboangiitic brothers is reported and the literature on familial thromboangiitis is reviewed.