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See detailMécanisme et imagerie des fractures de la cheville
MEUNIER, Benoît ULg; JOSKIN, Julien ULg; GILLET, Philippe ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2011), 66(9), 491-497

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See detailLe cas clinique du mois. Les endofuites, une complication specifique du traitement endovasculaire des pathologies aortiques.
BRULS, Samuel ULg; CREEMERS, Etienne ULg; TROTTEUR, Geneviève ULg et al

in Revue Médicale de Liège (2011), 66(11), 559-63

Endoleaks represent the most common complication of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. With the increasing use of endovascular techniques for aortic aneurysm repair, the prevalence of endoleaks has ... [more ▼]

Endoleaks represent the most common complication of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. With the increasing use of endovascular techniques for aortic aneurysm repair, the prevalence of endoleaks has risen. While maintaining pressurization of the aneurysm sac, endoleaks expose to persistent risks of an evolution towards rupture. Long-term surveillance with imaging studies is necessary to reduce the incidence of these specific complications that may require intervention. The objective of this article is to draw the attention to the possible occurrence of these complications and to report the elements of diagnosis and treatment. [less ▲]

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See detailUsefulness of Thromboendarterectomy in Association with Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Larock, Marie-Paule; Burguet, Willy; Grenade, Thierry et al

in American Journal of Cardiology (1987), 60(13), 1025-9

Thromboendarterectomy is sometimes performed in association with coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). Right coronary arteries and severely narrowed coronary arteries mainly undergo ... [more ▼]

Thromboendarterectomy is sometimes performed in association with coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). Right coronary arteries and severely narrowed coronary arteries mainly undergo thromboendarterectomy, but perioperative acute myocardial infarctions (AMI) are possible complications. One hundred seventy-six consecutive patients with rest and stress thallium-201 scintigraphy and angiography were studied before and after surgery. To compare patients with and without thromboendarterectomy, 48 patients who had undergone thromboendarterectomy and whose characteristics matched closely those of patients who had not were selected. Twenty patients had previous AMI before CABG in each group. Analysis accounted for the severity of vessel lesion (complete or incomplete) and for the patency of the graft and of the native coronary artery. In these 96 patients, graft patency was lower than in the overall group and similar among patients with and without thromboendarterectomy among the 56 patients without previous AMI. In patients with previous AMI and thromboendarterectomy, however, reperfusion was achieved more often through the native vessel than through the graft. New AMI or residual ischemia occurred in 32% of the areas undergoing thromboendarterectomy and in only 5% of the standard grafts (p less than 0.001). Best results were obtained in patients with incomplete occlusion after AMI. Patients without previous AMI had worse results. Thus, thromboendarterectomy can yield 64 to 75% good results in selected subgroups when CABG is otherwise impossible, but should be avoided in mildly or moderately stenotic arteries perfusing noninfarcted myocardium. [less ▲]

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See detailPrevention of Aorta-Coronary Bypass Graft Occlusion. Beneficial Effect of Ticlopidine on Early and Late Patency Rates of Venous Coronary Bypass Grafts: A Double-Blind Study
Limet, Raymond ULg; David, Jean-Louis ULg; Magotteaux, Paul ULg et al

in Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (The) (1987), 94(5), 773-83

The efficacy of coronary bypass grafting obviously being linked to graft patency, it is compulsory to look for any innovation that could improve the patency rate. Ticlopidine, an antiplatelet drug, was ... [more ▼]

The efficacy of coronary bypass grafting obviously being linked to graft patency, it is compulsory to look for any innovation that could improve the patency rate. Ticlopidine, an antiplatelet drug, was tested against placebo in a double-blind trial: 173 patients (475 grafts) subjected to venous coronary artery bypass grafting were randomly treated with ticlopidine (250 mg twice daily) or placebo from the second postoperative day for 12 months. Graft patency was assessed by digital angiography on days 10 (99.4% of the patients), 180 (98.2%), and 360 (91.7%). The effect of treatment on platelet aggregation and bleeding time were measured concomitantly; a clear-cut effect was demonstrated at each interval. Intention-to-treat graft-by-graft analysis shows that ticlopidine significantly reduced the graft occlusion rate on day 10 (7.1% versus 13.4%, p less than 0.05), day 180 (15.0% versus 24.0%, p less than 0.02), and day 360 (15.9% versus 26.1%, p less than 0.01). Sequential grafts to the left anterior descending coronary artery, with side-to-side anastomosis to diagonal branch(es), are less frequently occluded than individual grafts. On the contrary, grafts to endarterectomized vessels occlude more frequently. Individual patient-by-patient analysis shows that patency of all grafts at each study time, is more frequent in the ticlopidine group. The difference is significant when one considers patients without sequential or endarterectomized grafts. The difference is also present at each study time: day 10 (84.4% versus 66.7%, p less than 0.05), day 180 (74.4% versus 52.3%, p less than 0.05) and day 360 (75.0% versus 52.5%, p less than 0.05). Results are even more impressive if one excludes from analysis the four patients in the ticlopidine group in whom administration of the drug was delayed. This supports previous suggestions that early therapy is necessary. These results show that graft occlusion occurs mainly in the first 6 postoperative months. The incidence of occlusion is significantly reduced by ticlopidine therapy. [less ▲]

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