Adding revascularization to medical therapy did not improve renal function in atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis
- Peripheral Arterial Disease: State of the Art. Vinall, Maria // MD Conference Express;Dec2011, p28
The article provides an overview of several treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). It provides an overview of the use of claudication therapy to treat the functional problems of the disease such as impaired walking speed and distance, impaired oxygen consumption, decline level of physical...
- Commentary: Optimal Revascularization for Critical Limb Ischemia. Stegman, Brian M.; Shishehbor, Mehdi H. // Journal of Endovascular Therapy (Sage Publications Inc.);Aug2015, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p482
The article presents the authors views on the use of revascularization surgery technique to treat critical limb ischemia which occurs in peripheral artery disease patients. Topics discussed include the study which compares a surgical-first approach revascularization against endovascular surgery...
- Is there a role for revascularisation in asymptomatic carotid stenosis? YES. Roffi, Marco // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;9/18/2010, Vol. 341 Issue 7773, p584
The author defends his affirmative response to the question of whether revascularization should be considered a strategy of choice for patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis. In estimating the advantage of revascularization, he enumerates several factors that need to be considered, namely,...
- Diagnostic Confidence of Run-Off CT-Angiography as the Primary Diagnostic Imaging Modality in Patients Presenting with Acute or Chronic Peripheral Arterial Disease. Werncke, Thomas; Ringe, Kristina Imeen; von Falck, Christian; Kruschewski, Martin; Wacker, Frank; Meyer, Bernhard Christian // PLoS ONE;Apr2015, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p1
Objectives: To investigate the reliability of CT-angiography of the lower extremities (run-off CTA) to derive a treatment decision in patients with acute and chronic peripheral artery disease (PAD). Materials and Methods: 314 patients referred for run-off CTA were includ-ed in this...
- NURSES' PERCEPTIONS OF FAMILY PRESENCE DURING INVASIVE PROCEDURES IN THE CRITICAL CARE SETTING: AN INTEGRATIVE REVIEW. Sabyani, Hussamaldeen M. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2014, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p70
No abstract available.
- Comparison of two methods for enhanced continuous circulatory monitoring in patients with septic shock. Spöhr, F.; Hettrich, P.; Bauer, H.; Haas, U.; Martin, E.; Böttiger, B. W. // Intensive Care Medicine;Oct2007, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p1805
To compare a modified pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) and pulse-contour analysis by the PiCCO (Pulsion Medical Systems, Munich, Germany) system for continuous assessment of cardiac output in patients with septic shock. In addition, to assess the relationships between an index of global...
- Acute Surgery: The Survival Guide. Thorn, Christopher // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Nov2013, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p656
No abstract available.
- Rapid Response Systems: Update and Critique. Pierson, David J. // Critical Care Alert;Jan2008, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p5
The article examines the rapid response system (RRS) phenomenon and the current evidence that initiation of RRS systems in hospitals reduces mortality and events like cardiac arrest and unanticipated transfers to the intensive care unit.
- BAL Galactomannan to Diagnose Invasive Aspergillosis in the ICU. Luks, Andrew M. // Critical Care Alert;Feb2008, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p84
The article discusses the study which examines the usefulness of bronchoalveolar lavage fluid galactomannan in assessing invasive aspergillosis among critically ill patients in intensive care units.