August 2010

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Volume 22 Issue 8
FULL TITLE: Very Late Thrombosis After Subintimal Sirolimus-Eluting Stent Implantation During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Chronic Total Occlusion ABSTRACT: The clinical significance of late-acquired incomplete stent apposition (ISA) afte…
ABSTRACT: We report a case of a complicated vascular access secondary to systemic venous defects which have not been previously reported. Further evaluation revealed congenital absence of superior vena cava with two brachiocephalic veins draining se…
ABSTRACT: The glycogen storage diseases are a rare form of inherited metabolic disease affecting intracellular glycogen metabolism, and several studies suggest glycogen storage disease (GSD) III predisposes patients to dyslipidemia and endothelial d…
ABSTRACT: Percutaneous placement of an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter is indicated in patients affected by pulmonary embolism or proximal deep venous thrombosis when anticoagulation therapy is contraindicated or there is evidence of thromboembolic…
ABSTRACT: In a case of constrictive pericarditis post coronary artery bypass surgery we describe the diastolic compression of venous and arterial conduits and the timing of compression, as demonstrated during angiography, before and after pericardie…
ABSTRACT: Background. The management strategy for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy generally begins with medical therapy. When this fails to control symptoms, consideration is given to mechanically eliminate the obstruction caused by a thicken…
ABSTRACT: Carotid endarterectomy in the presence of an occluded contralateral artery is associated with a high risk of perioperative stroke. Carotid stenting with neuroprotection devices has emerged as a safe procedure for revascularization in this…
ABSTRACT: Carotid stenosis is often present in patients who need cardiac surgery and is predictive of post-operative stroke. A strategy of combined carotid endarterectomy and cardiac surgery had been adopted in the past. Staged carotid artery stenti…
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2010;22:385 ____________________________________________________________ We present the case of a 64-year-old male who underwent cardiac catheterization because of a positive stress test. No severe narrowings were visible in h…
J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2010;22:382–384 _________________________________________________ The Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is well known to Americans, as are their terms “FDA approval” and “off-lab…