Items tagged “vascular and interventional”

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Stanford classification of aortic dissection

Along with the DeBakey classification, the Stanford classification is used to separate aortic dissections into those that need surgical repair, and those that usually require only medical management. The Stanford classification divides dissections by the most proximal involvement: type A: A aff...
Case

Carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS): pre-op planning and essential steps

CTA of carotid st...
 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Victor Yang
Published 12 Mar 2010
53% complete
CT
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Ruptured berry aneurysm

Rupture of a berry aneurysm, also known as a saccular aneurysm, can cause either a subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH), cerebral hematoma and/or  intraventricular haemorrhage. Epidemiology Berry aneurysms form 97% of aneurysms of the central nervous system. Up to 80% of patients with a spontaneous ...
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Aortic pseudoaneurysm

Aortic pseudoaneurysms typically occur as a result of trauma, a subset of traumatic aortic injury. They can be acute or chronic. Pathology Aortic pseudoaneurysms are contained ruptures of the aorta in which the majority of the aortic wall has been breached, and luminal blood is held in only by...
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Arteriovenous fistula

An arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is an abnormal connection between an adjacent artery and vein. Unlike an arteriovenous malformation (AVM), these are frequently acquired lesions, rather than developmental abnormalities. Pathology AVFs have a number of etiologies. They can be iatrogenic in origin...
Case

Traumatic aortic injury

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 09 Sep 2015
95% complete
CT
Case

Traumatic aortic injury

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Vincent Tatco
Published 03 Oct 2016
90% complete
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