- Making the Patient Your Partner: Communication Skills for Doctors and Other Caregivers. // Family Therapy: The Journal of the California Graduate School of;2002, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p112
The article reviews the book "Making the Patient Your Partner: Communication Skills for Doctors and Other Caregivers," by Thomas Gordon and W. Sterling Edwards.
- Making the Patient Your Partner (Book). // Adolescence;Fall2002, Vol. 37 Issue 147, p647
Reviews the book 'Making the Patient Your Partner: Communication Skills for Doctors and Other Caregivers,' by Thomas Gordon and W. Sterling Edwards.
- Is one arterial graft enough? Underwood, Malcolm; Cooper, Graham // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/26/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7089, p1213
Editorial. Speculates on developments concerning the use of arterial grafts in Great Britain. Success of single internal mammary artery grafts; Trial of bilateral grafts; Value of multiple arterial grafts; Necessity for establishing a national registry with data fields about arterial grafts.
- Distal Venous Arterialization for Limb Salvage. Gasparis, Antonios P.; Noor, Sonya // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p469
The reperfusion of an ischemic limb in the absence of a suitable target artery remains a formidable task. The authors report a case of an ischemic limb in a patient whose distal arteries were identified intraoperatively as unsuitable for conventional revascularization. A distal arteriovenous...
- The results of radial artery Y-graft for complete arterial revascularization. Yilmaz, Ahmet Turan; Ozal, Ertugrul; Barındık, Nadir; Günay, Celalettin; Tatar, Harun // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;May2002, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p794
Objective: Harvesting of multiple arterial grafts is commonly associated with prolonged operating times and increased trauma in complete arterial coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Using sequential grafting techniques, CABG is possible with only two arterial grafts in multi-vessel coronary...
- Angiographic evaluation of the luminal changes in the radial artery graft in coronary artery bypass surgery: a concern over the long-term patency. Ikeda, Masahiro; Ohashi, Hirokazu; Tsutsumi, Yasushi; Hige, Katsuaki; Kawai, Takahiro; Ohnaka, Masateru // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;May2002, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p800
Objective: The radial artery graft (RA) still involves two unsolved problems, namely, vasospasm and intimal hyperplasia, although satisfactory early and mid-term outcomes have been obtained recently. Methods: Two hundred patients underwent coronary artery bypass surgery with RA between...
- Artificial Arteries Can Save Your Life. Spencer, Steven M. // Saturday Evening Post;11/2/1957, Vol. 230 Issue 18, p34
The article focuses on a new medical discovery by industrial chemist W. Sterling Edwards and James S. Trapp of Chemstrand Corp. which involved the use of no-kink nylon tube in treating lethal forms of artery disease. Madison Gay of Fairfield Steel Works, is one of the beneficiaries of the...
- Relationship of runoff vessels to results following thrombolysis and revascularization for... Ikeda, Yasuharu; Rummel, Mark C. // American Surgeon;Jun95, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p481
Evaluates the relation between runoff vessels and the prognosis in patients who have had an occlusion of a previously placed peripheral arterial bypass graft. Patency rates; Limb salvage rates; Relation between limb salvage and number of runoff vessels.
- A novel method of shortening an aortic graft. Saunders, S.M.F.; Jenkins, S.C.; Deol, H.K.; Ham, R.J. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh;Feb2002, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p420
Discusses a simple method of shortening the abdominal aortic graft during an emergency procedure. Shortening of the graft without kinking; Closure of the aneurysm sac without distortion to the blood flow; Bleeding around the suture holes in patients with deranged clotting.