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PURPOSE To determine angiographically the origins and variations of renal arteries. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included 855 consecutive patients (163 females, 692 males; mean age, 61 years) living in the Cukurova region of Turkey, who underwent either aortofemoropopliteal (AFP) angiography for the investigation of peripheral arterial disease, or(More)
AIM The aim of this paper was to define the gait deviations in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), to investigate the associations between electrophysiological findings and gait characteristics, and to interpret the findings in preventive and therapeutic rehabilitation protocols. METHODS Forty-six patients with DM and 20 healthy control subjects were(More)
PURPOSE To report the immediate and midterm results of manual aspiration thrombectomy as the first thrombus removal method in the treatment of acute or early chronic arterial thromboembolism in the lower extremity. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective review of 40 limbs in 37 nonconsecutive patients between March 2006 and March 2008 (21 female [57%], 16(More)
PURPOSE To retrospectively evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of endovenous laser ablation or ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy for Giacomini vein insufficiency. This is the largest cohort of patients treated for Giacomini vein insufficiency with endovenous laser ablation or ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS Over a(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the occlusion rate of incompetent great saphenous veins (GSVs) and small saphenous veins (SSVs) treated with radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and individualize variables associated with recanalization. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review of 311 veins (256 GSVs and 55 SSVs) in 211 patients [177(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the immediate and long-term outcomes of percutaneous manual aspiration thrombectomy with provisional stent placement in treating acute and subacute iliofemoral deep venous thrombosis (DVT). MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and thirty-nine consecutive patients (75 women; mean age, 51 years) with acute (n=110) or subacute (n=29)(More)
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