Buerger's Disease: Is It a Rickettsiosis?
- 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 . // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug61, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p339
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...
- 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,...
- Autoantibodies in Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease). Gulati, Surinder M.; Madhra, Kavinder; Thusoo, Tej K.; Nair, Satish K.; Saha, Kunal // Angiology;Oct1982, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p642
Autoantibodies, organ and non-organ specific, were studied in 10 patients of thromboangiitis obliterans by immunofluorescence technique and compared 650 Angiology -- Journal of Vascular Diseases October 1982 with age matched controls without peripheral vascular disease and patients of other...
- 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.
- ISOLATED POPLITEAL ARTERY OCCLUSION: PHYSIOLOGIC OBSERVATIONS AND MANAGEMENT. Barnes, Robert W.; Strandness Jr., D. E. // Vascular Surgery;MayJun1972, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p103
Within a two-year period, five otherwise healthy young or middle aged adult males were evaluated for lower extremity ischemia secondary to isolated popliteal artery occlusion. Two patients had also previously developed asymptomatic occlusion in the opposite popliteal artery. The development of...