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Contemporary management of acute mesenteric ischemia: Factors associated with survival.
PURPOSE Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) is a morbid condition with a difficult diagnosis and a high rate of complications, which is associated with a high mortality rate. For the evaluation of theExpand
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Co‐stimulatory pathways controlling activation and peripheral tolerance of human CD4+CD28− T cells
Co‐stimulation mediated by the CD28 molecule is considered critical in the activation of CD4+ T cells. In patients with rheumatoid arthritis and infrequently in normal individuals, CD4+ T cellsExpand
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Spontaneous dissection of the infrarenal abdominal aorta.
Spontaneous infrarenal abdominal aortic dissection is rare. We observed enlargement of a spontaneous infrarenal aortoiliac dissection in a 55-year-old hypertensive man. Open surgical repair with aExpand
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Current results of open revascularization for chronic mesenteric ischemia: a standard for comparison.
OBJECTIVE Questions remain concerning the optimal site of graft origin and the extent of revascularization necessary to achieve excellent results for chronic mesenteric ischemia (CMI). EndovascularExpand
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Implantation of a Carotid Baroreceptor Stimulator in Patients with Pacemakers and Hypertension
Background: The Rheos® System (CVRx, Minneapolis, MN, USA) is an implantable device used to lower blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension by stimulation of the carotid baroreceptors.Expand
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Gonadal Vein Transposition in Nutcracker Syndrome.
BACKGROUND Nutcracker syndrome, caused by mesoaortic compression of the left renal vein leading to symptoms related to venous hypertension, is an uncommon entity that may require operativeExpand
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Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome Is Not a Vascular Disease.
BACKGROUND Median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS) is a rare disorder characterized by postprandial abdominal pain, weight loss, and celiac stenosis. Diagnosis can be challenging, leading to a delayExpand
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Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Aorto-Aortic Bypass: Initial Experience in a Porcine Model
Videoscopic surgical techniques have been developed to reduce morbidity of open aortic reconstructions. The advantage of hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery (HALS) technique is the introduction of theExpand
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Improving midterm results justify the continued use of bare-metal stents for endovascular therapy for chronic mesenteric ischemia.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to evaluate the contemporary results of interventions in the celiac axis (CA) and superior mesenteric artery (SMA) for chronic mesenteric ischemia (CMI) andExpand
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Postradiation Extraskeletal Osteosarcoma Masquerading as an Axillary Artery Pseudoaneurysm.
BACKGROUND A 68-year-old woman with a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm recently status after first-stage elephant trunk procedure with right brachiocephalic artery endarterectomy and reimplantationExpand
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