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Diagnosis and endovascular treatment of iliocaval compression syndrome.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and endovascular treatment of iliocaval compression syndrome (ICS). PATIENTS AND METHODS During a 3-yearExpand
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Computed tomographic venography is specific but not sensitive for diagnosis of acute lower-extremity deep venous thrombosis in patients with suspected pulmonary embolus.
PURPOSE Duplex ultrasound scanning (US) is the accepted standard means of diagnosis for lower-extremity suprageniculate deep venous thrombosis (LE-DVT). Computed tomographic venography (CTV) has beenExpand
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Endovascular stent-graft or open surgical repair for blunt thoracic aortic trauma: systematic review.
PURPOSE To evaluate the available data on stent-graft repair of acute blunt traumatic thoracic aortic injury with regard to safety and efficacy compared with conventional open surgical repair. Expand
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Change in peripherally inserted central catheter tip position with abduction and adduction of the upper extremity.
  • A. Forauer, M. Alonzo
  • Medicine
  • Journal of vascular and interventional radiology…
  • 1 November 2000
PURPOSE This study examines whether the tip of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) moves significantly with changes in arm position from abduction to adduction. MATERIALS AND METHODSExpand
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Is it necessary to study accessory arteries when screening the renal arteries for renovascular hypertension?
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of isolated hemodynamically significant stenoses of accessory renal arteries when the main renal arteries are patent. MATERIALS AND METHODS In 68 adults (24 men,Expand
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Selective palliative transcatheter embolization of bony metastases from renal cell carcinoma
To examine whether transcatheter embolization of bone metastases is an effective palliative option for patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCCa). A retrospective review of 21 patients presenting forExpand
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Histologic changes in the human vein wall adjacent to indwelling central venous catheters.
PURPOSE Central venous catheter dysfunction can be caused by thrombosis (of the catheter or vessel itself), fibrin sheath formation, or infection. These sequelae can lead to costly interventions,Expand
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Dialysis access venous stenoses: treatment with balloon angioplasty--1- versus 3-minute inflation times.
PURPOSE To examine prospectively the effects of balloon inflation time on the technical success of balloon angioplasty in dialysis access venous stenosis and on postintervention primary patency. Expand
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Implantable Subcutaneous Venous Access Devices: Is Port Fixation Necessary? A Review of 534 Cases
Conventional surgical technique of subcutaneous venous port placement describes dissection of the port pocket to the pectoralis fascia and suture fixation of the port to the fascia to preventExpand
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