Mojtaba Ameli

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Six patients with hydatid cysts of the heart have undergone successful enucleation of the cysts with the aid of cardiopulmonary bypass. Various locations of the cysts and their consequences are discussed in detail. The findings have been confirmed by clinical, radiologic, electrocardiographic, echocardiographic, cardiac catheterization, cardioangiographic,(More)
A 14-year-old boy, admitted with intractable chest pain, was found to have an enlarged heart and calcification in the apical region, with electrocardiographic features of massive inferolateral myocardial infarction. Left ventricular angiography revealed a large left ventricular aneurysm. He died following resection of the aneurysm and post mortem(More)
Improved surgical techniques and judicial use of available antibiotics have reduced the number of postoperative complications over the past decade. However, septic and hemorrhagic shock occur all too frequently, and each carries with it an appreciable morbidity and mortality. Endotoxins and hemorrhage are both known to suppress the phagocytic activity of(More)
Epididymal cyst is a benign mass in the scrotum that is relatively common in adults but it is rare in children. In routine experience the treatment of such cysts is conservative. Torsion of these cysts is extremely rare and the diagnosis is made by exploration of the scrotum. Our patient was a 14-year-old boy who has been referred to hospital with scrotal(More)
Eight patients with combined vascular and neurogenic claudication were presented. In the adult with coexistent neurospinal and vascular disease, a careful history and examination often suggested the pathology more productive of symptomatology. Among patients presenting with predominately vascular claudication, six of six patients had calf pain as part of(More)