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Central Venous Access Ports Placed by Interventional Radiologists: Experience with 125 Consecutive Patients
AbstractPurpose: To assess safety and function of central venous port systems implanted percutaneously in the interventional radiology suite. Methods: One hundred and twenty-five consecutive portsExpand
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Current practice of temporary vena cava filter insertion: a multicenter registry.
PURPOSE To evaluate the current practice of temporary vena cava filter placement and its complications. MATERIALS AND METHODS A multicenter registry was conducted from May 1995 until May 1997 usingExpand
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MR‐guided placement of a temporary vena cava filter: Technique and feasibility
The purpose of this paper was to investigate the feasibility of MR‐guided insertion of a temporary vena cava filter on an open low‐field imager. In vivo procedures were performed on four anesthetizedExpand
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Efficacy of Permanent and Retrievable Vena Cava Filters: Experimental Studies and Evaluation of a New Device
Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of vena cava filters and to compare them with the new TrapEase filter. Methods: Thrombus capture rates of 10 permanent and retrievable vena cava filters were testedExpand
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Cell constitution and characteristics of human atherosclerotic plaques selectively removed by percutaneous atherectomy.
The Simpson atherectomy device used for the recanalization of severely stenosed peripheral arteries is able to collect plaque material which can be further characterized. This study reportsExpand
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Experience with endoscopic retrograde pancreaticography.
Review of our experience with the endoscopic retrograde pancreaticography is based on 650 examinations.An anatomic nomenclature of the pancreatic duct system is proposed. In the course of the normalExpand
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Results of a prospective multicenter study for evaluation of the diagnostic quality of an open whole-body low-field MRI unit. A comparison with high-field MRI measured by the applicable gold standard.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the diagnostic quality of an open whole-body low-field MRI scanner compared to high-field scanners. MATERIALS AND METHODS Over a period of 3 months, 401 patients with diseasesExpand
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Visualization of magnetic resonance-compatible needles at 1.5 and 0.2 Tesla
PurposeFor two types of passively visualizable magnetic resonance (MR)-compatible needles, the size of susceptibility artifacts was investigated at 0.2 and 1.5 Tesla (T) and assessed regarding theirExpand
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[The angiography of kidney transplant arteries using carbon dioxide].
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE After renal transplantation hypertension occurs in 60-80% of patients, in 3-23% of them due to renal artery stenosis in the transplanted kidney. Angiographic assessment ofExpand
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[First experiences with temporary vena cava filters].
AIM For prophylactic measures we used 3 different temporarily insertable vena cava filters. MATERIAL AND METHODS In 49 patients we inserted 12 Cook-filters (6 transjugular, 6 transfemoral), 11Expand
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