Bypass surgery and balloon angioplasty did not differ for amputation-free survival in severe limb ischemia
- Coronary Angioplasty for Acute Mitral Regurgitation Due to Myocardial Infarction. Heuser, Richard R.; Maddoux, Gerry L.; Goss, Jerome E.; Ramo, Barry W.; Raff, Gilbert L.; Shadoff, Neal // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec87, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p852
Provides information on a study which focused on the use of percutaneous transfuminal angioplasty as a primary therapy in 104 patients with acute transmural myocardial infarction. Vulnerability of the papillary muscles to ischemia and any disturbance in coronary perfusion; Result when the...
- Prognostic Usefulness of Metabolic Syndrome Compared with Diabetes in Korean Patients with Critical Lower Limb Ischemia Treated with Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty. Ki-Bum Won; Hyuk-Jae Chang; Sung-Jin Hong; Young-Guk Ko; Myeong-Ki Hong; Yangsoo Jang; Donghoon Choi // Yonsei Medical Journal;Jan2014, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p46
Purpose: Metabolic syndrome (MS) is a clinical condition that shares many common characteristics with diabetes. However, unlike diabetes, the usefulness of MS as a prognostic entity in peripheral arterial disease is uncertain. This study evaluated the prognostic usefulness of MS in critical...
- Hybrid imaging with coronary tomography and 3D speckle-tracking stress echocardiography fusion. Casas Rojo, E.; Fernández-Golfín, C.; Zamorano, J. // European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging;May2014, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p555
The article discusses the case of patient with diabetes mellitus and hypertension and mentions topics including chest pain complaint of the patient, results of stress echocardiography and coronary tomography, and percutaneous revascularization of the patient.
- Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting of coeliac artery stenosis in the treatment of mesenteric angina: a case report and review of therapeutic options. Mohammed, A.; Teo, N.B.; Pickford, I.R.; Moss, J.G. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh;Dec2000, Vol. 45 Issue 6
Presents a case report on percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting of coeliac artery stenosis in the treatment of mesenteric angina. Clinical manifestation of the disease; Epidemiology of mesenteric angina; Therapeutic options in the management of mesenteric angina.
- The Combination of Surgery with Intraoperative Balloon Angioplasty in the Treatment of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome: A Case Report. Bedirhan, Mehmet Ali // Vascular Surgery;Apr1991, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p230
Surgery plus intraoperative balloon angioplasty was performed in a young man with the complaint of celiac ischemia because of median arcuate ligament syndrome. Division of the celiac ligaments and dilation of the celiac artery through the lienal artery was accomplished with success. The patient...
- A balloon goes bust. Gotthardt, Melissa // Men's Health;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p32
Presents an overview of the ballon angioplasty procedure also known as cardiac catheterization. How the surgery is performed; Problems that have arisen; Comments from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology; Suggestions to follow if your doctor recommends surgery.
- Angioplasty improves, but survival rates don't. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;12/16/96, Vol. 8 Issue 23, p7
Explains the finding that cardiologists in the United States are becoming more skilled at performing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in the elderly, but have not improved survival rates. Rates of death at six months post-hospital; Possible factors for the survival rate.
- Special-delivery balloon. // Men's Health;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p108
Reports that doctors at the University of Texas have pioneered a type of balloon angioplasty that keeps newly cleared arteries from closing again.
- The Relationship of PTCA volume to outcomes. R.M.S.; Zeldis, Steven M. // Cortlandt Forum;05/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p34
Presents an analysis of the study `The Relationship of PTCA Volume to Outcomes,' by E.L. Hannan, M. Racz et al. published in the `Journal of American Medical Association' in 1997. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA); Relationship of both hospital-PTCA volume and...