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Late Failure in Vein Grafts: Mediating Factors in Subendothelial Fibromuscular Hyperplasia
Late failure of autologous vein grafts often results from excessive subendothelial fibromuscular hyperplasia. Varying factors have been implicated in this process, but the exact etiology remainsExpand
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Inferior vena caval obstruction from increased intra-abdominal pressure. Experimental hemodynamic and angiographic observations.
IT HAS recently been demonstrated that partial obstruction of the suprahepatic segment of the abdominal inferior vena cava may accompany abdominal ascites in patients with cirrhosis or severeExpand
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Velocity Distribution and Intimal Proliferation in Autologous Vein Grafts in Dogs
SUMMARY Autologous femoral veins grafted between the external iliac arteries in 18 dogs provided a model for studying the hemodynamics and histopathology of vein graft bypasses. The angle of proximalExpand
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Altered collagen composition in a prolapsing mitral valve with ruptured chordae tendineae.
A patient presented with mitral valve prolapse, ruptured chordae tendineae, severe mitral regurgitation and congestive heart failure. Pathologic studies demonstrated myxomatous changes of both mitralExpand
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The surgical significance of chylous ascites.
CHYLOUS ascites, although rare, has been recognized as a clinical problem since the 17th century1-4and its uncommon occurrence is reflected by the infrequent publications which consist largely ofExpand
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Left Ventricular Function and Adrenergic Hyperactivity before and after Saphenous Vein Bypass
Forty patients with severe angina pectoris were studied before and two weeks after saphenous vein bypass surgery (SVG) in order to assess the effect of this operation on left ventricular performanceExpand
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Hypertension following carotid endarterectomy.
Seventy-nine patients undergoing staged bilateral carotid endarterectomy were studied to determine the relationship of perioperative hypertension to postoperative neurologic deficits. Six of theExpand
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Nonpenetrating trauma to the thoracic aorta.
Twenty-seven patients underwent surgical repair for nonpenetrating injuries of the thoracic aorta. Emergency operation was performed in 19 patients with acute aortic injury and there were 12Expand
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Quantitative study of the rabbit aortic endothelium using vascular casts.
A quantitative study of the en face size and shape of rabbit endothelial cells from the ventral mid-thoracic and ventral infrarenal abdominal aorta has been carried out in 6 rabbits. PhotomicrographsExpand
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