Dimitrios Virvilis

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PURPOSE To prospectively determine the distribution, extent, and age of venous thrombosis in patients presenting with acute signs and symptoms of venous thromboembolism and identify candidates for thrombolysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Five hundred seventy-six consecutive patients (281 male, 295 female; mean age 58) referred for lower extremity deep vein(More)
As surgery becomes more successful for complicated malignancies, patients survive longer and can unfortunately develop subsequent malignancies. Surgical resection in these settings can be treacherous and manipulations of the patient's anatomy need to be closely considered before embarking on major operations. We report a case of a patient who survived(More)
Many variations in the anatomy of the carotid artery are described in the literature. There are few case reports of hypoplasia or the retropharyngeal course of the internal carotid artery. We describe the unique case of a 72-year-old woman with bilateral complete retroesophageal common carotid arteries and concomitant hypoplasia of the right carotid system.(More)
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