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Coronary to pulmonary artery fistula are the most frequent congenital anomalies of the coronary arteries. When they are symptomatic they have to be treated in order to prevent complications such as sudden death or myocardial infarction. Surgery is the gold standard for their closure. However an increasing number of reports have shown that interventional… (More)
Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease is a complication of bone marrow and solid organ transplantation, mostly associated with Epstein-Barr virus infection and chronic immunosuppression. Even if spontaneous resolution after cessation of immunosuppressive therapy can be observed, the prognosis of this disorder is usually poor with a low response to… (More)
Pandoraea are considered emerging multidrug resistant pathogens in the context of cystic fibrosis. We report herein for the first time the case of a 30-year-old woman with cystic fibrosis, living in France, who was chronically infected with Pandoraea pulmonicola and who died of Pseudomonas aeruginosa sepsis 3 weeks after bilateral lung transplantation.
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) is an inherited heart muscle disease that predominantly affects the right ventricle. Clinical manifestations are related to severe ventricular arrhythmia that may lead to sudden death, mostly in young patients. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), included in the new diagnostic criteria since… (More)
We report on the case of a 15-year-old boy with massive hemoptysis caused by anastomosis between bronchial and pulmonary arteries, successfully treated with embolization. No similar case was found in the literature, likely because of the high mortality rate of this type of malformation.
PURPOSE To assess the usefulness of MR Cholangiography for evaluation of anatomic variants of the biliary tree before biliary surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS Our study group consisted of 45 consecutive patients (29 males, 16 females; mean age 57 years), who were referred for MR evaluation of malignant (n=26) and benign (n=19) cholangiopancreatic diseases.… (More)
The SFR-SFC presents guidelines dedicated to cardiac and coronary imaging using CT in the area of indications, technological requirement including both hardware and software, patient conditioning, CT protocols and related results concerning radiation dose, image quality and diagnostic value. These guidelines are based either on up-dated medical literature… (More)