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Fibromuscular dysplasia: state of the science and critical unanswered questions: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is nonatherosclerotic, noninflammatory vascular disease that may result in arterial stenosis, occlusion, aneurysm, or dissection.1–3 The cause of FMD and its prevalence… Expand
Endotoxin levels measured by a chromogenic assay in portal, hepatic and peripheral venous blood in patients with cirrhosis
Endotoxin concentrations were measured in the portal, hepatic and peripheral venous blood of two groups of patients with cirrhosis using a limulus‐based chromogenic assay. The high sensitivity of… Expand
The Society for Vascular Surgery Practice Guidelines: management of the left subclavian artery with thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
The Society for Vascular Surgery pursued development of clinical practice guidelines for the management of the left subclavian artery with thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR). In formulating… Expand
A prospective evaluation of surgically treated groin complications following percutaneous cardiac procedures.
During an 18-month study period, 100 noncardiac surgical complications of a percutaneous cardiac interventional procedure were treated at Emory University Hospital. These were predominantly… Expand
Surgical intervention for complications caused by femoral artery catheterization in pediatric patients.
PURPOSE This study evaluated the risk factors and surgical management of complications caused by femoral artery catheterization in pediatric patients. METHODS From January 1986 to March 2001, the… Expand
The management of splenic artery aneurysms: experience with 23 cases.
BACKGROUND Splenic artery aneurysms (SAA) are rare clinical entities that carry the risk of rupture and fatal hemorrhage. They are being detected with increased frequency and often cause a clinical… Expand
Nonoperative management of visceral aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms.
During the period from 1975 to 1991, 41 patients with 60 visceral artery aneurysms were treated at the Affiliated Hospitals of Emory University. The total included 13 patients in whom 16 aneurysms… Expand
The Society for Vascular Surgery: clinical practice guidelines for the surgical placement and maintenance of arteriovenous hemodialysis access.
Recognizing the impact of the decision making by the dialysis access surgeon on the successful placement of autogenous arteriovenous hemodialysis access, the Society for Vascular Surgery assembled a… Expand
Incidence and characteristics of patients with hand ischemia after a hemodialysis access procedure.
The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical characteristics of chronic renal failure patients who developed hand ischemia in the limb carrying the dialysis angioaccess. A retrospective… Expand
Prophylactic balloon angioplasty fails to prolong the patency of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene arteriovenous grafts: results of a prospective randomized study.
- A. Lumsden, M. MacDonald, D. Kikeri, G. Cotsonis, L. Harker, L. Martin
- Journal of vascular surgery
- 1 September 1997
PURPOSE Maintenance of hemodialysis access grafts represents an enormous social and clinical problem. Current grafts and graft salvage techniques are inadequate. Consequently, there has been… Expand