Device constructed of either synthetic or biological material that is used for the repair of injured or diseased blood vessels.
Any of the tubular vessels conveying the blood (arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins).
Surgical insertion of BLOOD VESSEL PROSTHESES to repair injured or diseased blood vessels.
The plan and delineation of prostheses in general or a specific prosthesis.
Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.
Prostheses used to partially or totally replace a human or animal joint. (from UMDNS, 1999)
Malfunction of implantation shunts, valves, etc., and prosthesis loosening, migration, and breaking.
Replacement for a knee joint.
Replacement for a hip joint.
Rigid, semi-rigid, or inflatable cylindric hydraulic devices, with either combined or separate reservoir and pumping systems, implanted for the surgical treatment of organic ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION.
A device that substitutes for a heart valve. It may be composed of biological material (BIOPROSTHESIS) and/or synthetic material.
Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.
Artificial device such as an externally-worn camera attached to a stimulator on the RETINA, OPTIC NERVE, or VISUAL CORTEX, intended to restore or amplify vision.
Surgical insertion of a prosthesis.
The fitting and adjusting of artificial parts of the body. (From Stedman's, 26th ed)
Medical devices which substitute for a nervous system function by electrically stimulating the nerves directly and monitoring the response to the electrical stimulation.
An implant used to replace one or more of the ear ossicles. They are usually made of plastic, Gelfoam, ceramic, or stainless steel.
An artificial replacement for one or more natural teeth or part of a tooth, or associated structures, ranging from a portion of a tooth to a complete denture. The dental prosthesis is used for cosmetic or functional reasons, or both. DENTURES and specific types of dentures are also available. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p244 & Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p643)
A prosthesis that gains its support, stability, and retention from a substructure that is implanted under the soft tissues of the basal seat of the device and is in contact with bone. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Surgical insertion of synthetic material to repair injured or diseased heart valves.
Tubular vessels that are involved in the transport of LYMPH and LYMPHOCYTES.
The blood vessels which supply and drain the RETINA.
A prosthetic appliance for the replacement of areas of the maxilla, mandible, and face, missing as a result of deformity, disease, injury, or surgery. When the prosthesis replaces portions of the mandible only, it is referred to as MANDIBULAR PROSTHESIS.
A device, activated electronically or by expired pulmonary air, which simulates laryngeal activity and enables a laryngectomized person to speak. Examples of the pneumatic mechanical device are the Tokyo and Van Hunen artificial larynges. Electronic devices include the Western Electric electrolarynx, Tait oral vibrator, Cooper-Rand electrolarynx and the Ticchioni pipe.
Partial or total replacement of a joint.
A ready-made or custom-made prosthesis of glass or plastic shaped and colored to resemble the anterior portion of a normal eye and used for cosmetic reasons. It is attached to the anterior portion of an orbital implant (ORBITAL IMPLANTS) which is placed in the socket of an enucleated or eviscerated eye. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Surgical insertion of cylindric hydraulic devices for the treatment of organic ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION.
Infections resulting from the implantation of prosthetic devices. The infections may be acquired from intraoperative contamination (early) or hematogenously acquired from other sites (late).
Coloring, shading, or tinting of prosthetic components, devices, and materials.
The development of new BLOOD VESSELS during the restoration of BLOOD CIRCULATION during the healing process.
A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.
A pathologic process consisting of the proliferation of blood vessels in abnormal tissues or in abnormal positions.
Prosthesis, usually heart valve, composed of biological material and whose durability depends upon the stability of the material after pretreatment, rather than regeneration by host cell ingrowth. Durability is achieved 1, mechanically by the interposition of a cloth, usually polytetrafluoroethylene, between the host and the graft, and 2, chemically by stabilization of the tissue by intermolecular linking, usually with glutaraldehyde, after removal of antigenic components, or the use of reconstituted and restructured biopolymers.
The veins and arteries of the HEART.
The plan and delineation of dental prostheses in general or a specific dental prosthesis. It does not include DENTURE DESIGN. The framework usually consists of metal.
Single pavement layer of cells which line the luminal surface of the entire vascular system and regulate the transport of macromolecules and blood components.
Polymers of silicone that are formed by crosslinking and treatment with amorphous silica to increase strength. They have properties similar to vulcanized natural rubber, in that they stretch under tension, retract rapidly, and fully recover to their original dimensions upon release. They are used in the encapsulation of surgical membranes and implants.
Adhesives used to fix prosthetic devices to bones and to cement bone to bone in difficult fractures. Synthetic resins are commonly used as cements. A mixture of monocalcium phosphate, monohydrate, alpha-tricalcium phosphate, and calcium carbonate with a sodium phosphate solution is also a useful bone paste.
Polyester polymers formed from terephthalic acid or its esters and ethylene glycol. They can be formed into tapes, films or pulled into fibers that are pressed into meshes or woven into fabrics.
Replacement of the hip joint.
Holding a PROSTHESIS in place.
The valve between the left ventricle and the ascending aorta which prevents backflow into the left ventricle.
Holding a DENTAL PROSTHESIS in place by its design, or by the use of additional devices or adhesives.
Replacement of the knee joint.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The joining of objects by means of a cement (e.g., in fracture fixation, such as in hip arthroplasty for joining of the acetabular component to the femoral component). In dentistry, it is used for the process of attaching parts of a tooth or restorative material to a natural tooth or for the attaching of orthodontic bands to teeth by means of an adhesive.
Highly specialized EPITHELIAL CELLS that line the HEART; BLOOD VESSELS; and lymph vessels, forming the ENDOTHELIUM. They are polygonal in shape and joined together by TIGHT JUNCTIONS. The tight junctions allow for variable permeability to specific macromolecules that are transported across the endothelial layer.
The part of a limb or tail following amputation that is proximal to the amputated section.
A partial denture attached to prepared natural teeth, roots, or implants by cementation.
Surgical insertion of an appliance for the replacement of areas of the maxilla, mandible, and face. When only portions of the mandible are replaced, it is referred to as MANDIBULAR PROSTHESIS IMPLANTATION.
The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.
Specific alloys not less than 85% chromium and nickel or cobalt, with traces of either nickel or cobalt, molybdenum, and other substances. They are used in partial dentures, orthopedic implants, etc.
Appliances that close a cleft or fissure of the palate.
The original member of the family of endothelial cell growth factors referred to as VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTORS. Vascular endothelial growth factor-A was originally isolated from tumor cells and referred to as "tumor angiogenesis factor" and "vascular permeability factor". Although expressed at high levels in certain tumor-derived cells it is produced by a wide variety of cell types. In addition to stimulating vascular growth and vascular permeability it may play a role in stimulating VASODILATION via NITRIC OXIDE-dependent pathways. Alternative splicing of the mRNA for vascular endothelial growth factor A results in several isoforms of the protein being produced.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
The vessels carrying blood away from the heart.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
The minute vessels that connect the arterioles and venules.
The removal of a limb or other appendage or outgrowth of the body. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.
The joint that is formed by the articulation of the head of FEMUR and the ACETABULUM of the PELVIS.
The growth action of bone tissue as it assimilates surgically implanted devices or prostheses to be used as either replacement parts (e.g., hip) or as anchors (e.g., endosseous dental implants).
Unique slender cells with multiple processes extending along the capillary vessel axis and encircling the vascular wall, also called mural cells. Pericytes are imbedded in the BASEMENT MEMBRANE shared with the ENDOTHELIAL CELLS of the vessel. Pericytes are important in maintaining vessel integrity, angiogenesis, and vascular remodeling.
Synthetic thermoplastics that are tough, flexible, inert, and resistant to chemicals and electrical current. They are often used as biocompatible materials for prostheses and implants.
Surgical reconstruction of a joint to relieve pain or restore motion.
The longest and largest bone of the skeleton, it is situated between the hip and the knee.
A pathological constriction that can occur above (supravalvular stenosis), below (subvalvular stenosis), or at the AORTIC VALVE. It is characterized by restricted outflow from the LEFT VENTRICLE into the AORTA.
Surgery performed in which part of the STAPES, a bone in the middle ear, is removed and a prosthesis is placed to help transmit sound between the middle ear and inner ear.
The nonstriated involuntary muscle tissue of blood vessels.
The valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart.
The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.
Cell adhesion molecules present on virtually all monocytes, platelets, and granulocytes. CD31 is highly expressed on endothelial cells and concentrated at the junctions between them.
The evaluation of incidents involving the loss of function of a device. These evaluations are used for a variety of purposes such as to determine the failure rates, the causes of failures, costs of failures, and the reliability and maintainability of devices.
A synovial hinge connection formed between the bones of the FEMUR; TIBIA; and PATELLA.
Removal of an implanted therapeutic or prosthetic device.
A mixture of metallic elements or compounds with other metallic or metalloid elements in varying proportions.
Procedures used to reconstruct, restore, or improve defective, damaged, or missing structures.
The retention of a denture in place by design, device, or adhesion.
The replacement of intervertebral discs in the spinal column with artificial devices. The procedure is done in the lumbar or cervical spine to relieve severe pain resulting from INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DEGENERATION.
The main trunk of the systemic arteries.
Natural teeth or teeth roots used as anchorage for a fixed or removable denture or other prosthesis (such as an implant) serving the same purpose.
Removable prosthesis constructed over natural teeth or implanted studs.
The plan, delineation, and location of actual structural elements of dentures. The design can relate to retainers, stress-breakers, occlusal rests, flanges, framework, lingual or palatal bars, reciprocal arms, etc.
Homopolymer of tetrafluoroethylene. Nonflammable, tough, inert plastic tubing or sheeting; used to line vessels, insulate, protect or lubricate apparatus; also as filter, coating for surgical implants or as prosthetic material. Synonyms: Fluoroflex; Fluoroplast; Ftoroplast; Halon; Polyfene; PTFE; Tetron.
A vinyl polymer made from ethylene. It can be branched or linear. Branched or low-density polyethylene is tough and pliable but not to the same degree as linear polyethylene. Linear or high-density polyethylene has a greater hardness and tensile strength. Polyethylene is used in a variety of products, including implants and prostheses.
Biocompatible materials usually used in dental and bone implants that enhance biologic fixation, thereby increasing the bond strength between the coated material and bone, and minimize possible biological effects that may result from the implant itself.
A partial denture designed and constructed to be removed readily from the mouth.
A dark-gray, metallic element of widespread distribution but occurring in small amounts; atomic number, 22; atomic weight, 47.90; symbol, Ti; specific gravity, 4.5; used for fixation of fractures. (Dorland, 28th ed)
A system of organs and tissues that process and transport immune cells and LYMPH.
A prosthetic appliance for the replacement of areas of the mandible missing or defective as a result of deformity, disease, injury, or surgery.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Rounded objects made of coral, teflon, or alloplastic polymer and covered with sclera, and which are implanted in the orbit following enucleation. An artificial eye (EYE, ARTIFICIAL) is usually attached to the anterior of the orbital implant for cosmetic purposes.
A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.
Absence of teeth from a portion of the mandible and/or maxilla.
The mineral component of bones and teeth; it has been used therapeutically as a prosthetic aid and in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
Agents and endogenous substances that antagonize or inhibit the development of new blood vessels.
Synthetic or natural materials, other than DRUGS, that are used to replace or repair any body TISSUES or bodily function.
An extra-embryonic membranous sac derived from the YOLK SAC of REPTILES; BIRDS; and MAMMALS. It lies between two other extra-embryonic membranes, the AMNION and the CHORION. The allantois serves to store urinary wastes and mediate exchange of gas and nutrients for the developing embryo.
Total or partial excision of the larynx.
The articulation between the head of the HUMERUS and the glenoid cavity of the SCAPULA.
The formation of LYMPHATIC VESSELS.
Types of prosthetic joints in which both wear surfaces of the joint coupling are metallic.
The main artery of the thigh, a continuation of the external iliac artery.
The second longest bone of the skeleton. It is located on the medial side of the lower leg, articulating with the FIBULA laterally, the TALUS distally, and the FEMUR proximally.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
Microscopy in which the object is examined directly by an electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point. The image is constructed by detecting the products of specimen interactions that are projected above the plane of the sample, such as backscattered electrons. Although SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY also scans the specimen point by point with the electron beam, the image is constructed by detecting the electrons, or their interaction products that are transmitted through the sample plane, so that is a form of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.
Surgically placed electric conductors through which ELECTRIC STIMULATION is delivered to or electrical activity is recorded from a specific point inside the body.
The physiological widening of BLOOD VESSELS by relaxing the underlying VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE.
Pathological condition characterized by the backflow of blood from the ASCENDING AORTA back into the LEFT VENTRICLE, leading to regurgitation. It is caused by diseases of the AORTIC VALVE or its surrounding tissue (aortic root).
The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.
The part of the pelvis that comprises the pelvic socket where the head of FEMUR joins to form HIP JOINT (acetabulofemoral joint).
The flow of BLOOD through or around an organ or region of the body.
The physiological narrowing of BLOOD VESSELS by contraction of the VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE.
Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.
The first to be discovered member of the angiopoietin family. It may play a role in increasing the sprouting and branching of BLOOD VESSELS. Angiopoietin-1 specifically binds to and stimulates the TIE-2 RECEPTOR. Several isoforms of angiopoietin-1 occur due to ALTERNATIVE SPLICING of its mRNA.
A TIE receptor tyrosine kinase that is found almost exclusively on ENDOTHELIAL CELLS. It is required for both normal embryonic vascular development (NEOVASCULARIZATION, PHYSIOLOGIC) and tumor angiogenesis (NEOVASCULARIZATION, PATHOLOGIC).
The smallest divisions of the arteries located between the muscular arteries and the capillaries.
The vessels carrying blood away from the capillary beds.
The property of blood capillary ENDOTHELIUM that allows for the selective exchange of substances between the blood and surrounding tissues and through membranous barriers such as the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER; BLOOD-AQUEOUS BARRIER; BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER; BLOOD-NERVE BARRIER; BLOOD-RETINAL BARRIER; and BLOOD-TESTIS BARRIER. Small lipid-soluble molecules such as carbon dioxide and oxygen move freely by diffusion. Water and water-soluble molecules cannot pass through the endothelial walls and are dependent on microscopic pores. These pores show narrow areas (TIGHT JUNCTIONS) which may limit large molecule movement.
These growth factors are soluble mitogens secreted by a variety of organs. The factors are a mixture of two single chain polypeptides which have affinity to heparin. Their molecular weight are organ and species dependent. They have mitogenic and chemotactic effects and can stimulate endothelial cells to grow and synthesize DNA. The factors are related to both the basic and acidic FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTORS but have different amino acid sequences.
A method of speech used after laryngectomy, with sound produced by vibration of the column of air in the esophagus against the contracting cricopharyngeal sphincter. (Dorland, 27th ed)
The total absence of teeth from either the mandible or the maxilla, but not both. Total absence of teeth from both is MOUTH, EDENTULOUS. Partial absence of teeth in either is JAW, EDENTULOUS, PARTIALLY.
Pathological conditions involving any of the various HEART VALVES and the associated structures (PAPILLARY MUSCLES and CHORDAE TENDINEAE).
The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.
A 200-230-kDa tyrosine kinase receptor for vascular endothelial growth factors found primarily in endothelial and hematopoietic cells and their precursors. VEGFR-2 is important for vascular and hematopoietic development, and mediates almost all endothelial cell responses to VEGF.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of the cardiovascular system, processes, or phenomena; includes the use of mathematical equations, computers and other electronic equipment.
A layer of epithelium that lines the heart, blood vessels (ENDOTHELIUM, VASCULAR), lymph vessels (ENDOTHELIUM, LYMPHATIC), and the serous cavities of the body.
Loss of a limb or other bodily appendage by accidental injury.
A progressive, degenerative joint disease, the most common form of arthritis, especially in older persons. The disease is thought to result not from the aging process but from biochemical changes and biomechanical stresses affecting articular cartilage. In the foreign literature it is often called osteoarthrosis deformans.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
A family of angiogenic proteins that are closely-related to VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR A. They play an important role in the growth and differentiation of vascular as well as lymphatic endothelial cells.
Biocompatible materials placed into (endosseous) or onto (subperiosteal) the jawbone to support a crown, bridge, or artificial tooth, or to stabilize a diseased tooth.
Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.
The minute vessels that collect blood from the capillary plexuses and join together to form veins.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
The aorta from the DIAPHRAGM to the bifurcation into the right and left common iliac arteries.
The movement of cells from one location to another. Distinguish from CYTOKINESIS which is the process of dividing the CYTOPLASM of a cell.
A hinge joint connecting the FOREARM to the ARM.
The portion of the upper rounded extremity fitting into the glenoid cavity of the SCAPULA. (from Stedman, 27th ed)
The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)
The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.
Chronic inflammation and granuloma formation around irritating foreign bodies.
Amputation or separation at a joint. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The portion of the descending aorta proceeding from the arch of the aorta and extending to the DIAPHRAGM, eventually connecting to the ABDOMINAL AORTA.
A tissue preparation technique that involves the injecting of plastic (acrylates) into blood vessels or other hollow viscera and treating the tissue with a caustic substance. This results in a negative copy or a solid replica of the enclosed space of the tissue that is ready for viewing under a scanning electron microscope.
Arteries which arise from the abdominal aorta and distribute to most of the intestines.
Formation and development of a thrombus or blood clot in the blood vessel.
Insertion of an implant into the bone of the mandible or maxilla. The implant has an exposed head which protrudes through the mucosa and is a prosthodontic abutment.
Noninflammatory degenerative disease of the hip joint which usually appears in late middle or old age. It is characterized by growth or maturational disturbances in the femoral neck and head, as well as acetabular dysplasia. A dominant symptom is pain on weight-bearing or motion.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
The arterial blood vessels supplying the CEREBRUM.
Any of the 23 plates of fibrocartilage found between the bodies of adjacent VERTEBRAE.
The removal of foreign material and devitalized or contaminated tissue from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A complete denture replacing all the natural mandibular teeth and associated structures. It is completely supported by the oral tissue and underlying mandibular bone.
A complete denture replacing all the natural maxillary teeth and associated maxillary structures. It is completely supported by the oral tissue and underlying maxillary bone.
Soluble protein factors generated by activated lymphocytes that affect other cells, primarily those involved in cellular immunity.
A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.
A dead body, usually a human body.
The process of reuniting or replacing broken or worn parts of a denture.
An angiopoietin that is closely related to ANGIOPOIETIN-1. It binds to the TIE-2 RECEPTOR without receptor stimulation and antagonizes the effect of ANGIOPOIETIN-1. However its antagonistic effect may be limited to cell receptors that occur within the vasculature. Angiopoietin-2 may therefore play a role in down-regulation of BLOOD VESSEL branching and sprouting.
Central retinal artery and its branches. It arises from the ophthalmic artery, pierces the optic nerve and runs through its center, enters the eye through the porus opticus and branches to supply the retina.
A value equal to the total volume flow divided by the cross-sectional area of the vascular bed.
Central retinal vein and its tributaries. It runs a short course within the optic nerve and then leaves and empties into the superior ophthalmic vein or cavernous sinus.
Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region.
The branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of the beautiful. It includes beauty, esthetic experience, esthetic judgment, esthetic aspects of medicine, etc.
Bone in humans and primates extending from the SHOULDER JOINT to the ELBOW JOINT.
Polymers of organic acids and alcohols, with ester linkages--usually polyethylene terephthalate; can be cured into hard plastic, films or tapes, or fibers which can be woven into fabrics, meshes or velours.
Non-human animals, selected because of specific characteristics, for use in experimental research, teaching, or testing.
Restoration of integrity to traumatized tissue.
A hypoperfusion of the BLOOD through an organ or tissue caused by a PATHOLOGIC CONSTRICTION or obstruction of its BLOOD VESSELS, or an absence of BLOOD CIRCULATION.
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
A vascular endothelial cell growth factor receptor whose expression is restricted primarily to adult lymphatic endothelium. VEGFR-3 preferentially binds the vascular endothelial growth factor C and vascular endothelial growth factor D and may be involved in the control of lymphangiogenesis.
A denture replacing all natural teeth and associated structures in both the maxilla and mandible.
Application of principles and practices of engineering science to biomedical research and health care.
Surgical insertion of an implant to replace one or more of the ear ossicles.
A fabricated tooth substituting for a natural tooth in a prosthesis. It is usually made of porcelain or plastic.
The use of computers for designing and/or manufacturing of anything, including drugs, surgical procedures, orthotics, and prosthetics.
Generating tissue in vitro for clinical applications, such as replacing wounded tissues or impaired organs. The use of TISSUE SCAFFOLDING enables the generation of complex multi-layered tissues and tissue structures.
Dissolution of bone that particularly involves the removal or loss of calcium.
That component of SPEECH which gives the primary distinction to a given speaker's VOICE when pitch and loudness are excluded. It involves both phonatory and resonatory characteristics. Some of the descriptions of voice quality are harshness, breathiness and nasality.
Either of two large arteries originating from the abdominal aorta; they supply blood to the pelvis, abdominal wall and legs.
A broad family of synthetic organosiloxane polymers containing a repeating silicon-oxygen backbone with organic side groups attached via carbon-silicon bonds. Depending on their structure, they are classified as liquids, gels, and elastomers. (From Merck Index, 12th ed)
Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibers, films or solid forms. They are used as a copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene. The fibers are used for fabrics, filters and surgical sutures.
A technique to self-regulate brain activities provided as a feedback in order to better control or enhance one's own performance, control or function. This is done by trying to bring brain activities into a range associated with a desired brain function or status.
The grafting of bone from a donor site to a recipient site.
The methyl esters of methacrylic acid that polymerize easily and are used as tissue cements, dental materials, and absorbent for biological substances.
A subjective visual sensation with the eyes closed and in the absence of light. Phosphenes can be spontaneous, or induced by chemical, electrical, or mechanical (pressure) stimuli which cause the visual field to light up without optical inputs.
The external reproductive organ of males. It is composed of a mass of erectile tissue enclosed in three cylindrical fibrous compartments. Two of the three compartments, the corpus cavernosa, are placed side-by-side along the upper part of the organ. The third compartment below, the corpus spongiosum, houses the urethra.
Procedures in which placement of CARDIAC CATHETERS is performed for therapeutic or diagnostic procedures.
Procedure of producing an imprint or negative likeness of the teeth and/or edentulous areas. Impressions are made in plastic material which becomes hardened or set while in contact with the tissue. They are later filled with plaster of Paris or artificial stone to produce a facsimile of the oral structures present. Impressions may be made of a full complement of teeth, of areas where some teeth have been removed, or in a mouth from which all teeth have been extracted. (Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)
The outermost extra-embryonic membrane surrounding the developing embryo. In REPTILES and BIRDS, it adheres to the shell and allows exchange of gases between the egg and its environment. In MAMMALS, the chorion evolves into the fetal contribution of the PLACENTA.
Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).
The flat, triangular bone situated at the anterior part of the KNEE.
Zirconium. A rather rare metallic element, atomic number 40, atomic weight 91.22, symbol Zr. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Formation of spongy bone in the labyrinth capsule which can progress toward the STAPES (stapedial fixation) or anteriorly toward the COCHLEA leading to conductive, sensorineural, or mixed HEARING LOSS. Several genes are associated with familial otosclerosis with varied clinical signs.
Fractures of the short, constricted portion of the thigh bone between the femur head and the trochanters. It excludes intertrochanteric fractures which are HIP FRACTURES.
The inferior part of the lower extremity between the KNEE and the ANKLE.
The surgical removal of the eyeball leaving the eye muscles and remaining orbital contents intact.

Infrainguinal revascularisation in the era of vein-graft surveillance--do clinical factors influence long-term outcome? (1/2458)

OBJECTIVES: To investigate the variables affecting the long-term outcome of infrainguinal vein bypass grafts that have undergone postoperative surveillance. DESIGN: A retrospective analysis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Details of 299 consecutive infrainguinal vein grafts performed in 275 patients from a single university hospital were collected and analysed. All grafts underwent postoperative duplex surveillance. Factors affecting patency, limb salvage and survival rates were examined. These factors were gender, diabetes, hypertension, aspirin, warfarin, ischaemic heart disease, run-off, graft type, early thrombectomy, level of anastomoses and indication for surgery. RESULTS: The 6-year primary, primary assisted and secondary patency rates were 23, 47, and 57%, respectively. Six-year limb salvage and patient survival were 68 and 45%, respectively. Primary patency was adversely influenced by the use of composite vein grafts. Early thrombectomy was the only factor that significantly influenced secondary patency. Limb salvage was worse in diabetic limbs, limbs with poor run-off and in grafts that required early thrombectomy. Postoperative survival was better in males, claudicants and in patients who took aspirin. CONCLUSIONS: Although co-morbid factors did not influence graft patency rates, diabetes did adversely effect limb salvage. This study, like others before it, confirms that aspirin significantly reduces long-term mortality in patients undergoing infrainguinal revascularisation.  (+info)

Isolated femoropopliteal bypass graft for limb salvage after failed tibial reconstruction: a viable alternative to amputation. (2/2458)

PURPOSE: Femoropopliteal bypass grafting procedures performed to isolated popliteal arteries after failure of a previous tibial reconstruction were studied. The results were compared with those of a study of primary isolated femoropopliteal bypass grafts (IFPBs). METHODS: IFPBs were only constructed if the uninvolved or patent popliteal segment measured at least 7 cm in length and had at least one major collateral supplying the calf. When IFPB was performed for ischemic lesions, these lesions were usually limited to the digits or small portions of the foot. Forty-seven polytetrafluoroethylene grafts and three autogenous reversed saphenous vein grafts were used. RESULTS: Ankle brachial pressure index (ABI) increased after bypass grafting by a mean of 0.46. Three-year primary life table patency and limb-salvage rates for primary IFPBs were 73% and 86%, respectively. All eight IFPBs performed after failed tibial bypass grafts remained patent for 2 to 44 months, with patients having viable, healed feet. CONCLUSION: In the presence of a suitable popliteal artery and limited tissue necrosis, IFPB can have acceptable patency and limb-salvage rates, even when a polytetrafluoroethylene graft is used. Secondary IFPB can be used to achieve limb salvage after failed tibial bypass grafting.  (+info)

Superficial femoral eversion endarterectomy combined with a vein segment as a composite artery-vein bypass graft for infrainguinal arterial reconstruction. (3/2458)

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine the results of composite artery-vein bypass grafting for infrainguinal arterial reconstruction. METHODS: This study was designed as a retrospective case series in two tertiary referral centers. Forty-eight of 51 patients underwent the procedure of interest for the treatment of ischemic skin lesions (n = 42), rest pain (n = 3), disabling claudication (n = 1), and infected prosthesis (n = 2). The intervention used was infrainguinal composite artery-vein bypass grafting to popliteal (n = 18) and infrapopliteal (n = 30) arteries, with an occluded segment of the superficial femoral artery prepared with eversion endarterectomy and an autogenous vein conduit harvested from greater saphenous veins (n = 43), arm veins (n = 3), and lesser saphenous veins (n = 2). The main outcome measures, primary graft patency rates, foot salvage rates, and patient survival rates, were described by means of the life-table method for a mean follow-up time of 15.5 months. RESULTS: The cumulative loss during the follow-up period was 6% and 24% at 6 and 12 months, respectively. The primary graft patency rates, the foot salvage rates, and the patient survival rates for patients with popliteal grafts were 60.0% +/- 9.07%, 75.7% +/- 9.18%, and 93.5% +/- 6.03%, respectively, at 1 month; 53.7% +/- 11.85%, 68.9% +/- 12.47%, and 85. 0% +/- 9.92% at 1 year; and 46.7% +/- 18.19%, 68.9% +/- 20.54%, and 53.1% +/- 17.15% at 5 years. For infrapopliteal grafts, the corresponding estimates were 72.4% +/- 7.06%, 72.9% +/- 6.99%, and 92.7% +/- 4.79% at 1 month; 55.6% +/- 10.70%, 55.4% +/- 10.07%, and 77.9% +/- 9.02% at 1 year; and 33.6% +/- 22.36%, 55.4% +/- 30.20%, and 20.8% +/- 9.89% at 5 years. CONCLUSION: The composite artery-vein bypass graft is a useful autogenous alternative for infrainguinal arterial reconstruction when a vein of the required quality is not available or when the procedure needs to be confined to the affected limb.  (+info)

The value of late computed tomographic scanning in identification of vascular abnormalities after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. (4/2458)

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of late arterial abnormalities after aortic aneurysm repair and thus to suggest a routine for postoperative radiologic follow-up examination and to establish reference criteria for endovascular repair. METHODS: Computed tomographic (CT) scan follow-up examination was obtained at 8 to 9 years after abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair on a cohort of patients enrolled in the Canadian Aneurysm Study. The original registry consisted of 680 patients who underwent repair of nonruptured AAA. When the request for CT scan follow-up examination was sent in 1994, 251 patients were alive and potentially available for CT scan follow-up examination and 94 patients agreed to undergo abdominal and thoracic CT scanning procedures. Each scan was interpreted independently by two vascular radiologists. RESULTS: For analysis, the aorta was divided into five defined segments and an aneurysm was defined as a more than 50% enlargement from the expected normal value as defined in the reporting standards for aneurysms. With this strict definition, 64.9% of patients had aneurysmal dilatation and the abnormality was considered as a possible indication for surgical repair in 13.8%. Of the 39 patients who underwent initial repair with a tube graft, 12 (30.8%) were found to have an iliac aneurysm and six of these aneurysms (15.4%) were of possible surgical significance. Graft dilatation was observed from the time of operation (median graft size of 18 mm) to a median size of 22 mm as measured by means of CT scanning at follow-up examination. Fluid or thrombus was seen around the graft in 28% of the cases, and bowel was believed to be intimately associated with the graft in 7%. CONCLUSION: Late follow-up CT scans after AAA repair often show vascular abnormalities. Most of these abnormalities are not clinically significant, but, in 13.8% of patients, the thoracic or abdominal aortic segment was aneurysmal and, in 15.4% of patients who underwent tube graft placement, one of the iliac arteries was significantly abnormal to warrant consideration for surgical repair. On the basis of these findings, a routine CT follow-up examination after 5 years is recommended. This study provides a population-based study for comparison with the results of endovascular repair.  (+info)

Right atrial bypass grafting for central venous obstruction associated with dialysis access: another treatment option. (5/2458)

PURPOSE: Central venous obstruction is a common problem in patients with chronic renal failure who undergo maintenance hemodialysis. We studied the use of right atrial bypass grafting in nine cases of central venous obstruction associated with upper extremity venous hypertension. To better understand the options for managing this condition, we discuss the roles of surgery and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with stent placement. METHODS: All patients had previously undergone placement of bilateral temporary subclavian vein dialysis catheters. Severe arm swelling, graft thrombosis, or graft malfunction developed because of central venous stenosis or obstruction in the absence of alternative access sites. A large-diameter (10 to 16 mm) externally reinforced polytetrafluoroethylene (GoreTex) graft was used to bypass the obstructed vein and was anastomosed to the right atrial appendage. This technique was used to bypass six lesions in the subclavian vein, two lesions at the innominate vein/superior vena caval junction, and one lesion in the distal axillary vein. RESULTS: All patients except one had significant resolution of symptoms without operative mortality. Bypass grafts remained patent, allowing the arteriovenous grafts to provide functional access for 1.5 to 52 months (mean, 15.4 months) after surgery. CONCLUSION: Because no mortality directly resulted from the procedure and the morbidity rate was acceptable, this bypass grafting technique was adequate in maintaining the dialysis access needed by these patients. Because of the magnitude of the procedure, we recommend it only for the occasional patient in whom all other access sites are exhausted and in whom percutaneous dilation and/or stenting has failed.  (+info)

Infrarenal endoluminal bifurcated stent graft infected with Listeria monocytogenes. (6/2458)

Prosthetic graft infection as a result of Listeria monocytogenes is an extremely rare event that recently occurred in a 77-year-old man who underwent endoluminal stent grafting for infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm. The infected aortic endoluminal prosthesis was removed by means of en bloc resection of the aneurysm and contained endograft with in situ aortoiliac reconstruction. At the 10-month follow-up examination, the patient was well and had no signs of infection.  (+info)

Endovascular stent graft repair of aortopulmonary fistula. (7/2458)

Two patients who had aortopulmonary fistula of postoperative origin with hemoptysis underwent successful repair by means of an endovascular stent graft procedure. One patient had undergone repeated thoracotomies two times, and the other one time to repair anastomotic aneurysms of the descending aorta after surgery for Takayasu's arteritis. A self-expanding stainless steel stent covered with a Dacron graft was inserted into the lesion through the external iliac or femoral artery. The patients recovered well, with no signs of infection or recurrent hemoptysis 8 months after the procedure. Endovascular stent grafting may be a therapeutic option for treating patients with aortopulmonary fistula.  (+info)

Frame dislocation of body middle rings in endovascular stent tube grafts. (8/2458)

OBJECTIVES: To understand the cause, and propose a mechanism for frame dislocation in endovascular grafts. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Five tube grafts were explanted due to secondary distal leakage 15-21 months after operation. One bifurcated graft was removed during emergency operation after aortic rupture caused by secondary leakage. A second bifurcated graft was harvested from a patient with thrombotic occlusion of one limb, who died after transurethral prostatic resection. The inside of the grafts were examined endoscopically. The stent was inspected after removal of the fabric, broken ligatures were counted and examined by scanning electron microscopy. The fabric strength was tested by probe puncture. RESULTS: We found 17-44% of the stent ligatures of the body middle rings to be loose. The knots were intact. Degradation of the polyester textile was not observed. CONCLUSIONS: Continuous movements in the grafted aorta and blood pressure impose permanent stress to the stent frame and the polyester fabric resulting in morphological changes in the body middle ring of grafts. The clinical implications of the suture breakages are unknown although they may be related to distal secondary leakage in tube grafts.  (+info)

A novel endovascular approach useful in the treatment of aneurysms, particularly saccular aneurysms. The present endovascular prosthesis comprises a leaf portion capable of being urged against and blocking the opening of the aneurysm thereby leading to obliteration of the aneurysm. The leaf portion is attached to, and independently moveable with respect to, a body comprising at least one expandable portion. Thus, the body serves the general purpose of fixing the endovascular prosthesis in place at a target body passageway in the vicinity at which the aneurysm is located and the leaf portion serves the purpose of blocking the aneurysmal opening thereby leading to obliteration of the aneurysm. A method of delivering and implanting the endovascular prosthesis is also described.
The purpose of the study is to demonstrate the long term safety and effectiveness of the Endurant Stent Graft System for the endovascular treatment of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms in a post-approval environment, through the endpoints established in this protocol.. The clinical objective of the study is to evaluate the long term safety and effectiveness of the Endurant Stent Graft System assessed at 5 years through freedom from Aneurysm-Related Mortality (ARM). ...
This study is a prospective, non-randomized evaluation of ascending and thoracic pathology endovascular repair in the high-risk patient. The purpose of this study is to assess the role of the thoracic aortic pathology treatment using endovascular prosthesis in high-risk patients. The study objectives include (1) to assess the safety and efficacy of endovascular prosthesis as a means of preventing aneurysm growth and rupture in high risk patients, (2) to measure the physiologic effects and outcomes of endovascular aneurysm repair, (3) to establish selection criteria, improve device design, operative technique, and follow-up procedures for patients undergoing aneurysm repair. There will be up to 15 patients in the ascending aortic lesion arm and 20 patients in Arch Branch arm; all at one site (The Cleveland Clinic). Baseline procedures may include an angiogram, intravascular ultrasound, CT scan, chest x-ray, physical exam, blood work, and ankle-brachial index. The endovascular prosthesis is placed ...
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This ultrasound training video is designed to provide an introduction to the color/duplex ultrasound evaluation of aneurysms, pseudo-aneurysms and ultrasound evaluation of arterial bypass grafts.
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Background: Vascular prosthetic graft infection is a severe complication after open aortic aneurysm repair. Reports of infected endografts are scarce. General treatment consensus with infected graft material is that it should be removed completely. The objective of this study was to describe the incidence of endograft infection after endovascular repair of abdominal (EVAR) selleck products and thoracic aortic aneurysm (TEVAR) and to report treatment options and their outcome.. Methods: A retrospective cohort study was performed of patients endovascularly operated for abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysm in two large hospitals (one tertiary referral center and one large community hospital) between March 1996 and June 2009. Diagnosis of infected endograft was made based on clinical findings, blood tests and cultures, imaging studies (computed tomography, fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography), and intraoperative findings at reoperation.. Results: Eleven patients with an infected ...
This part of ISO 25539 specifies requirements for endovascular prostheses, based upon current medical knowledge. With regard to safety, it gives requirements for intended performance, design attributes, materials, design evaluation, manufacturing, sterilization packaging and information supplied by the manufacturer. It should be considered as a supplement to ISO 14630, which specifies general requirements for the performance of non-active surgical implants. This part of ISO 25539 is applicable to endovascular prostheses used to treat arterial aneurysms, arterial stenoses, or other appropriate vascular abnormalities. This part of ISO 25539 is applicable to delivery systems if they comprise an integral component of the deployment of the endovascular prostheses. This part of ISO 25539 is not applicable to vascular occluders, with the exception of contra-lateral iliac occluders when used as an integral part of an aorto-uni-iliac device. See ISO 14630 for excluded products. This part of ISO 25539 is ...
A vascular prosthesis comprises pericardial, fascial, or other tissue formed over a tubular support frame. A first exemplary tubular support frame comprises an inner helical member and an outer helical member, where the tissue is rolled and captured therebetween. A second exemplary tubular support frame comprises a plurality of ring elements which are located alternately on the outside and on the inside of the rolled tissue. Other exemplary frames employ fasteners for penetrating the rolled tissue and attaching tissue to frame elements. The tissue is preferably obtained from the patient who is to receive the vascular prosthesis, with the tissue being mounted over the frame immediately prior to use.
The invention provides an endovascular graft system for repair of aneurysms. The graft system includes a trunk component and first and second leg components. The graft components include graft material supported by a plurality of stents which are spaced apart and affixed to the graft material in a manner that allows articulation of the graft system without excessive wear of the graft material. The stents are formed by intersecting struts which may be tapered to relieve stress. A stabilizing mechanism is provided to stabilize the position of the legs with respect to the trunk when the graft system is deployed.
A multi-lumen catheter and method for inserting same in a patient is disclosed. The catheter includes an elongated, central, multi-lumen tube portion having a proximal end and a distal end. The central tube portion has a substantially cylindrical outer shape and is internally segmented into a plurality of lumens. A distal branch portion includes a plurality of single-lumen distal extension tubes. A proximal branch portion includes a plurality of single-lumen proximal extension tubes. Each proximal extension tube has a distal first end and a proximal second end. The distal first end of each proximal extension tube is connected to the proximal end of the central tube portion such that the single lumen of each distal extension tube is in fluid communication with one of the plurality of lumens of the central tube portion. Each lumen of the central tube portion and the lumens of the distal and proximal extension tubes in fluid communication therewith define a flow path through the catheter. Selectively
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Disclosed is a tubular endoluminal vascular prosthesis, useful in treating, for example, an abdominal aortic aneurysm. The prosthesis comprises a self expandable wire support structure surrounded by a flexible tubular membrane. A delivery catheter and methods are also disclosed.
RESULTS: A total of 144 patients (122 men and 2 women) underwent EVAR with the Gore® Excluder® AAA Endoprosthesis between December 2004 and December 2012. The mean follow-up time was 13.8 months, and the longest recorded follow-up was 67.6 months. There was no migration nor type I or type III endoleaks during the follow-up period. Seven (5.8%) of the 121 patients required reintervention to treat a type II endoleak. Limb thrombosis was present in 1 (0.8%) patient. No patient was identified with aneurysmal rupture postimplant. Also, no patient presented with aneurysm diameter growth of more than 5 mm at any point during follow-up ...
An endoluminal graft includes a unitary tube of graft material forming two adjacent legs that are integral and monolithic to each other. The graft can be part of a prosthesis assembly for treatment of branched vascular systems and can function as an integral bifurcated leg extension prosthesis in combination with a main bifurcated prosthesis. In treating abdominal aortic aneurysms, the graft can be deployed within both iliac arteries.
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Vascular prosthesis suitable for use as a surgical graft is produced by implanting a rod or tube in a living host animal such as a sheep and allowing collagenous tissue to grow on the implant to form
Process for forming a multilayer blood vessel prosthesis. Each layer is formed from bioreplaceable materials which include those produced by contacting collagen with an aminopolysaccharide and subsequently covalently crosslinking the resulting polymer, polymers of hydroxyacetic acid and the like. Cross flow filtration molding and wet extrusion molding are two processes which are particularly useful for forming the inner layer of the blood vessel prosthesis. The outer layer of the blood vessel prosthesis is preferably formed by freeze drying a dispersion of the bioreplaceable material onto the inner layer(s). The disclosed blood vessel prosthesis is a multilayer structure with each layer having a porosity and other physicochemical and mechanical characteristics selected to maximize the effectiveness of the blood vessel. The prosthesis functions initially as a thromboresistant conduit with mechanical properties which match those of the adjacent natural blood vessel. Eventually, the prosthesis
Analytical procedures.Metabolites were analyzed with a GC 8060 gas chromatograph (Fisons Instruments, Milan, Italy) coupled to an MD 800 single-quadrupole MS (Fisons Instruments, Manchester, United Kingdom). Interface and source temperatures were set at 250 and 200°C, respectively. Substances were ionized with electron impact (EI; 70 eV, if not otherwise specified) and data acquired in the full-scan mode. For the analysis of nonanols, 2 μl of an appropriately diluted CH2Cl2 extract of the culture was introduced into a splitless injector heated to 270°C. The separation of the analytes was achieved on a 60-m DB-17 MS capillary column (2 by 30 m, 0.25-mm internal diameter, 0.25-μm film thickness; J&W Scientific, Folsom, CA), linked to a 2-m guard and a 2-m transfer column (0.32-mm and 0.18-mm internal diameters, respectively; deactivated with OV-1701-OH; BGB Analytic Ag, Böckten, Switzerland). Helium was used as the carrier gas at a constant flow of 1.2 ml/min. The following temperature ...
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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for 29% of all global deaths and is set to rise to 23 million deaths a year by 2030 (World Health Organisation, 2012). Arterial bypassing, both peripheral and coronary, is usually performed with autologously harvested vessels. However, the quantity available is often very limited as well as the vessels of elderly patients often suffering from thrombus, aneurysm formation or arthrosclerosis in high pressure arterial sites. The shortcomings of autografts has led to a substantial amount of research being directed towards tissue engineered vascular grafts (TEVGs) (Kakisis et al., 2005). Currently available artificial grafts for small diameter vasculature (mm) suffer from poor patency rates due to thrombosis, aneurysm formation, and a compliance mismatch, which often stems from the inherent properties of synthetic polymers. The primary goal of the research presented in this thesis was to develop a small diameter tissue engineered
(美國商業資訊) -- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore)今天宣佈,GORE® EXCLUDER®適形性AAA器材獲得CE標誌,該產品旨在治療具有挑戰性解剖畸形的腹主動脈瘤(AAA)病患。Gore用於主動脈疾病血管內治療的創新解決方案陣容不斷擴大,該器材
The failure of synthetic vascular grafts due to de-endothelialization of the lumen as a result of exposure to fluid-induced shear stress prevents the widespread use of such grafts as small-diameter vessel replacements. Physical surface modification, an approach that seeks to alter the topography of the luminal surface, has been investigated as a method of reducing de-endothelialization under physiological stresses. Based on prior experimental evidence supporting this approach, computation fluid dynamics was used to investigate the impact of selected channel geometry parameters (wall angle, channel width, depth, and radius of curvature) on fluid flow and the resulting wall shear stress. Optimization of these parameters was performed in order to determine if micro-topographical modification of the lumen wall could alter fluid flow in a manner such that favorable conditions for both endothelial cell retention and stimulation are produced. It was found that a 50% decrease in the wall angle, width, ...
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A modular intraluminal stent graft. The intraluminal stent graft is bifurcated having a primary section and a secondary section extending therefrom. The primary section tapers from a larger diameter at an upstream end to a smaller diameter at a downstream end. The downstream end of the primary section has a pair of independent openings each having an expanded diameter. The secondary section provides a first endoleg having an upstream end that is received through the expanded diameter of one opening of the primary section, and a second endoleg having an upstream end that is received through the second opening of the primary section. The upstream ends of each endoleg, in its expanded state, is larger than the downstream portion of the respective endolegs and expands within the primary section to help assemble the graft in situ. The first and second endolegs also expand within the respective openings each is received within to assemble the stent graft in situ as well. The primary section is positioned
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Nonporous silicone polymer coating of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene grafts reduces graft neointimal hyperplasia in dog and baboon models. AU - Lumsden, A. B.. AU - Chen, C.. AU - Coyle, K. A.. AU - Ofenloch, J. C.. AU - Wang, J. H.. AU - Yasuda, H. K.. AU - Hanson, S. R.. PY - 1996. Y1 - 1996. N2 - Purpose: Neointimal hyperplasia frequently develops after placement of prosthetic vascular grafts and is a major cause of graft failure. This study was an attempt to prevent vascular lesion formation by coating the graft luminal surface with a thin layer of nonporous silicone polymer, and subsequently with an ultrathin layer of vapor phase (plasma gas)-deposited fluoropolymer, thereby providing a smooth and chemically uniform surface that was postulated to limit pannus tissue ingrowth across the graft anastomoses. Methods: Bilateral femoral arteriovenous (AV) conduits were constructed in four dogs using expanded polytetrafluoroethylene graft materials (ePTFE; 6- mm inside diameter, ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Acutely sodded expanded polytetrafluoroethylene grafts produce only prostacyclin. T2 - A qualitative difference from saphenous veins. AU - Desai, S. B.. AU - Cable, D. G.. AU - Phillips, M. R.. AU - Schaff, H. V.. PY - 2000. Y1 - 2000. N2 - Select subsets of patients require prosthetic graft material for revascularization. Although arterial prosthetic grafts of large caliber perform acceptably, grafts of ,6 mm exhibit a high attrition rate. Microvessel endothelial sodding, a method resulting in the lining of prosthetic grafts with autologous endothelium, improves graft patency however, aggressive antiplatelet therapy is still required, because terminating an antiplatelet regimen accelerates graft attrition. The present investigation was designed to address the acute production of vasoactive substances in microvessel endothelial cell sodded expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) grafts in an attempt to delineate a possible mechanism behind the continued requirement for ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene graft fistula for chronic hemodialysis. AU - Tellis, V. A.. AU - Kohlberg, W. I.. AU - Bhat, D. J.. AU - Driscoll, B.. AU - Veith, F. J.. PY - 1979. Y1 - 1979. N2 - In a retrospective study of 66 polytetrafluoroethylene arteriovenous fistulae (PTFE) and 71 bovine carotid heterograft arteriovenous fistulae (BCH) for dialysis access, PTFE had a higher patency rate than BCH at 12 months (62.4 versus 32.5%). PTFE was easier to work with and easier to handle in the face of infection. The lateral upper arm approach to placement of the PTFE graft is desirable in patients who have had multiple previous access procedures because this area is usually free from scarring, is distant from neurovascular structures, and provides a greater length of graft for needle punctures.. AB - In a retrospective study of 66 polytetrafluoroethylene arteriovenous fistulae (PTFE) and 71 bovine carotid heterograft arteriovenous fistulae (BCH) for dialysis access, PTFE had a ...
Introduction: Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has been an established treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). Although statin use has been shown associated with better long-term survival following open AAA surgery, its impact on EVAR has not been systematically explored.. Methods: We retrospectively analyzed a multicenter database of 368 consecutive patients (age, 76 ± 8 years; 84% male) undergoing EVAR for AAA between November 2006 and December 2013. The outcome measure was overall survival following EVAR. Independent predictor associated with the outcome was assessed by Cox proportional hazard regression model. Furthermore, the association between the statin use and the outcome was assessed.. Results: During the follow-up of 30 ± 20 months, 38 patients died from cardiovascular disease (33%), cancer (23%) or infection (23%). Survival rate was 96% and 81% at 1 and 5 years, respectively. In Cox regression analysis, statin use (in 213 AAA patients, 58%) was negatively associated with ...
This is the first article to our knowledge to report the use of biophysical forces to attach endothelial cells to the surface of prosthetic vascular grafts. EOCs readily endocytose paramagnetic particles and are rapidly attracted to magnetized graft surfaces. Once seeded, these cells remain attached at shear forces comparable to those seen in the circulation. A porcine study provided proof of concept and demonstrated the presence of a large number of seeded cells after 24 hours of pulsatile blood flow.. Vascular grafts based on either expanded polytetrafluoroethylene or polyethylene terephthalate fiber (Dacron) work very well when positioned in vessels with diameters ,6 mm and in conditions of high flow. However, the majority of vascular disease occurs in vessels with caliber of ,6 mm. Coronary bypass grafting is commonly performed with arterial conduits (when available), and with autologous saphenous vein grafts. However, up to 30% of the patients do not have veins suitable for vascular ...
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September 28, 2017-The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a letter to health care providers advising that the agency is evaluating recent information regarding type IIIa and IIIb endoleaks with the use of endovascular graft systems indicated for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) procedures. The letter, addressed to vascular and cardiothoracic surgeons, radiologists, and cardiologists, stated that an increase in the occurrence of type III endoleaks has been suggested by several sources, including the FDAs Medical Device Reporting system and the Annual Clinical Updates to Physicians by the manufacturers. This increase is compared with earlier clinical update reports in patients with various device models and implant duration lengths, including some patients who had previously stable repairs.. The purpose of the FDAs letter is to bring this potential complication to the attention of health care providers and to remind and encourage them to report type IIIa and IIIb endoleak events ...
Fenestrated and branched endovascular aortic repair (F/B-EVAR) is associated with a high degree of technical and clinical success. Despite this, studies have also reported high reintervention rates, and these are often related to the bridging stent grafts. Often new devices appear on the market before they have been tested in the bridging stent graft position. This review aims to assess the current literature on bridging stent grafts and discuss complications, illustrated by case reports. Complications reported with bridging stent grafts include; endoleak, kink, fracture, migration, occlusion, stenosis and perforation. Some known risk factors for bridging stent occlusions are renal artery stent grafts vs. SMA and celiac artery stent grafts. Some device specific complications have also been reported such as type IIIc endoleak with the Lifestream stent graft (Bard Peripheral Vascular, Tempe, AZ, USA) fractures and type IIId endoleaks with the 1st generation of Begraft (BentleyInnoMed, Hechingen, ...
PURPOSE: To report 5-year results of the prospective, multicenter study designed to evaluate the Zenith Fenestrated AAA Endovascular Graft (William A. Cook Australia, Brisbane, Australia) for juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs). METHODS: Sixty-seven patients (54 male, mean age 74 ± 8 years) were prospectively enrolled at 14 U.S. centers from 2005 to 2012. Fenestrated stent grafts were used in patients with infrarenal aortic neck lengths of 4 to 14 mm to target 178 renal-mesenteric arteries with a mean of 2.7 vessels per patient. At 5 years, 42 of the 67 patients completed the final study follow-up, with clinical examination obtained in 41 and computed tomography imaging in 39. Outcomes adjudicated by a clinical events committee included all-cause and aneurysm-related mortality, major adverse events, renal stent occlusion/stenosis, renal function changes and renal infarcts, aneurysm sac enlargement (>5 mm), device migration (≥10 mm), type I/III endoleak, and secondary interventions. ...
Medtronic Receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Developing Stent Graft System to Treat Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm - - Minneapolis (Minnesota)
A major dilemma faced by a surgeon in view of a vascular graft infection is the selection of treatment. Currently it is commonly agreed that the removal of the infected graft and a concurrent vascular reconstruction is the best method. While surgical removal of the infected graft does not raise concerns in most cases, the reconstruction stage is associated with the necessity of selecting the optimal location of the reconstructed vascular bed (extra-anatomical bypass or in situ bypass graft) together with the material necessary for its formation (autologous vessels, cadaver homograft, silver-coated grafts or antibiotic-soaked vascular grafts).. The authors also encountered the problems presented above based on the case of a 73-year-old patient with a massive infection of a dacron aortobifemoral vascular graft. The patient was initially operated on due to symptomatic Leriche syndrome with ischemia of both lower extremities stage III°, according to the Fontaines scale (20-30m intermittent ...
Background: Bypass graft thrombosis remains a significant mode of failure in prosthetic graft revascularization. The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the long-term thromboresistant effect of heparin-bonded expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) graft using Carmeda BioActive Surface technology in a canine model. Methods: Bilateral femorofemoral artery bypass grafts with ePTFE grafts were performed in 25 adult grayhound dogs. In each animal, a heparin-bonded ePTFE graft (Propaten, WL Gore) was placed on one side, whereas a control nonheparin graft was placed on the contralateral side. The graft patency was assessed at 1, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months (n = 5 per group) following the bypass. Heparin bioactivity of the graft material was analyzed. The effect of intimal hyperplasia was also assessed. Results: All bypass grafts were patent at 1 month. Significantly greater patency rates were noted in the Propaten group compared to the control group at 12, 18, and 24 months, which were 84%, ...
Infections of the aorta remain one of the most dreaded complications in reconstructive vascular surgery. The purposes of this study were to evaluate the efficacy of a cryopreserved aortic allograft to treat an established vascular graft infection by the surgical in situ replacement of the infected segment in an animal model, and to investigate the role of antibiotics to decontaminate the allograft during the cryopreservation process. Furthermore, the tissue concentrations of the antibiotic and the kinetics of desorption were investigated in in vitro experiments. A model of prosthetic graft infection by Staphylococcus epidermidis RP-62 (inserted in the infrarenal aorta) in dogs was developed. By in situ replacement of the infected prosthetic graft with a cryopreserved aortic allograft, this study demonstrated an intrinsic resistance to infection of cryopreserved aortic allografts. However, antibiotic loading of the cryopreserved aortic allografts appeared to be essential to obtain optimal ...
17. A method for assembling a bifurcated stent graft which is releasable from a collapsed state and releasably engaged to the distal end of a first catheter, for implantation into a blood vessel, comprising the steps of:providing first component having a first end and second end, and having a first aperture at said first end, and having an axial passage communicating therethrough;providing said first component with a first leg extending from said second end and having an axial cavity communicating therethrough with said axial passage,providing first component with a second leg extending from said second end, with second leg extending to a distal end and having an axial passageway therethrough between said axial passage and said distal end;employing means for engagement of said first component to engage it at a distal end of a first catheter;providing a second catheter having a distal end tranlatably positionable relative to said distal end of said first catheter;positioning a second guide wire ...
The Endurant II AAA stent graft (Medtronic) is a stent-graft composed with highly elastic nitinol stents with a high-density polyester fiber. Nitinol is an alloy of titanium and nickel and has been shown to have several advantages which include greater resistance to crushing forces as well as lower bending stress when placed within tortuous vessels (which is sometimes the case with aortic aneurysms).. Nitinol is also safe with use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The Endurant stent graft system is often employed in challenging endovascular repairs (e.g. close proximity of the aneurysm to the renal arteries or tortuous aorta). Even while including results from difficult repairs, studies have shown that success and complication rates are comparable to other stent grafts. ...
The Advanta VXT vascular graft is a synthetic vascular prosthesis made from expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE). It is comprised of a reinforced two-layer design to offer greater strength to that of Getinges single layer ePTFE grafts. The Advanta VXT vascular graft is available in straight and tapered configurations offering the ability to match or alter vessel flow dynamics. VXT grafts are also offered with and without helical support (commonly referred to as rings) should additional radial support be preferred. Additionally, grafts can be ordered as standard wall thickness or thin wall thickness.. ...
• Between January 1970 and June 1988, a total of 45 patients with aortic prosthetic graft infection underwent removal of the infected aortic prosthesis. In addi
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Objective: The purpose of this study was to report prospective data of an off-the-shelf fenestrated endograft (Zenith p-Branch; Cook Medical, Bloomington, Ind) from four centers for the treatment of patients with pararenal abdominal aortic aneurysms. Methods: Data were combined from four single-center investigational studies conducted in the United States and Europe. The p-Branch endograft consists of a proximal off-the-shelf component incorporating a scallop for the celiac artery, a superior mesenteric artery fenestration, and two conical pivot fenestrations to preserve flow to the renal vessels. The device is available in two configurations, a left renal fenestration at the same (configuration A) or lower (configuration B) longitudinal position than the right to accommodate varied anatomy of the patients. Results: Between August 2011 and September 2015, 76 patients (82% male; mean age, 72 years; 65 elective and 11 emergent) were enrolled, with 55% implanted with option A and 45% with B. The ...
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The purpose of this study is to compare acute technical outcomes of the Talent AAA Stent Graft system versus Cook Zenith Endograft at two high volume institutions, Albany Medical Center and St. Peters Hospital in Albany, NY. The investigators are comparing the two devices as part of the evolution of endovascular repair (EVAR) for AAAs. The Zenith AAA Endovascular Graft received FDA approval on May 23, 2003, the Talent Abdominal Stent Graft System on April 15, 2008 ...
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A vascular graft comprised of a tubular polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) sheet is provided. The ePTFE sheet has a substantially uniform coating of bioresorbable gel material, for example gelatin, on a surface thereof. The coating minimises bleeding through suture holes in the ePTFE sheet and provides an increase in longitudinal extensibility.
Despite medical achievements, the number of patients with end-stage kidney disease keeps steadily raising, thereby entailing a high number of surgical and interventional procedures to establish and maintain arteriovenous vascular access for hemodialysis. Due to vascular disease, aneurysms or infection, the preferred access-an autogenous arteriovenous fistula-is not always available and appropriate. Moreover, when replacing small diameter blood vessels, synthetic vascular grafts possess well-known disadvantages. A continuous multilayered gradient electrospinning was used to produce vascular grafts made of collagen type I nanofibers on luminal and adventitial graft side, and poly-ɛ-caprolactone as medial layer. Therefore, a custom-made electrospinner with robust environmental control was developed. The morphology of electrospun grafts was characterized by scanning electron microscopy and measurement of mechanical properties. Human microvascular endothelial cells were cultured in the graft under ...
OBJECTIVES: Autologous saphenous vein (ASV) for arterial reconstruction, in vascular limb injuries is the graft material of choice. Denatured saphenous vein homograft (DSVH), thanks to its characteristics of readily available autologous biological pr
Summary Aortic stent grafts are most commonly used to reinforce a weak spot in an artery, which is known as an aneurysm. The stent grafts are designed to
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The Gore Hybrid Vascular Graft, which received FDA clearance in 2010, is indicated for use as a vascular prosthesis for replacement or bypass of diseased vessels impacted by aortic aneurysmal, peripheral vascular and end-stage renal disease, according to the Flagstaff, Ariz.-based company. The device is designed to address the causes of graft failure; intimal hyperplasia, thrombosis and seroma ...
Porous expanded polytetrafluoroethylene material having a microstructure of nodes interconnected by fibrils wherein a surface of the material has been modified to have increased hydrophobicity as indicated by having a water droplet roll-off angle of less than about 10 degrees in comparison to a typical roll-off angle of greater than about 12 degrees for the unmodified material. Under magnification, the surface morphology may be indistinguishable from that of the unmodified precursor material. The modification is preferably done by exposing the surface to radio frequency gas plasma discharge with a reactive etching gas for a lengthy amount of time such as about ten minutes. If surface etching is continued beyond a time adequate to produce the highly hydrophobic behavior, then the surface morphology includes the appearance of broken fibrils. Still further treatment results in complete removal of fibrils from the surface so that under magnification the surface has the appearance of freestanding node
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The treatment of thoracic aortic TSXN with endografts presents several technical challenges. The most important is the lack of a dedicated device for these patients. All commercially available aortic endografts, especially those for use in the thoracic aorta, were designed for treatment of aneurysms and dissections. These pathologies usually occur in older individuals with intrinsic arterial disease and larger diameter aortas. The smallest commercially available thoracic aortic endograft, the Gore TAG device (W.L. Gore & Associates, Flagstaff, AZ) is 26 mm diameter, and is not recommended for use in aortas less than 23 mm in diameter [12]. One concern with excessive endograft oversizing is in-folding of the graft material that prevents an adequate seal against the aortic intima. Of greater concern, graft collapse has been reported when this device is used in aortas smaller than 23 mm diameter to treat an aortic TSXN [2,6]. The mechanism of graft collapse is unclear but this complication has also ...
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Duncan DR, Chen PY, Patterson JT, Lee YU, Hibino N, Cleary M, Naito Y, Yi T, Gilliland T, Kurobe H, Church SN, Shinoka T, Fahmy TM, Simons M, Breuer CK. TGFßR1 inhibition blocks the formation of stenosis in tissue-engineered vascular grafts. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Feb 10; 65(5):512-4 ...
A tubular prosthesis is implanted at a target location within a body lumen by transluminally positioning the prosthesis and thereafter radially expanding the prosthesis to conform to an inner wall of the lumen. The prosthesis typically includes a braided tubular body and is typically provided with an everting or other structure for locking the prosthesis in its radially expanded configuration.
SULA-08]A. Sulaiman, Boussel, L., Taconnet, F., Serfaty, J. M., Alsaid, H., Attia, C., Huet, L., et Douek, P., « In vitro non-rigid life-size model of aortic arch aneurysm for endovascular prosthesis assessment. », European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, vol. 33, nᵒ 1, p. 53-7, 2008. ...
Prof. Giovanni Pratesi outlines the effectiveness of a new-generation device in expanding EVAR applicability using clinical evidence from trials and real-world experience.
Principal Investigator:ENDO Masahiro, Project Period (FY):1995 - 1996, Research Category:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Section:一般, Research Field:Thoracic surgery
Radial zigzag spring, self-fixing synthetic prosthesis for remote endoprosthetics of blood vessels]. Kharkiv: FTINT; 1987. 35 p ... A self- fixing synthetic blood vessel endoprosthesis]. Vestnik khirurgii imeni I. I. Grekova. 1986 Nov;137(11):123-5. Russian. ... This shortened the time for which the vessel had to be clamped. The first-in-the-world aortic stent graft implantation was ... Remote endoprosthetics of the aorta and iliac arteries with a self-fixing synthetic prosthesis]. In: [Topical issues of surgery ...
Blood vessels may be clamped or cauterized to prevent bleeding, and retractors may be used to expose the site or keep the ... Many other types of prostheses are used. creation of a stoma, a permanent or semi-permanent opening in the body in transplant ... or diseased tissue Blood or blood expanders may be administered to compensate for blood lost during surgery. Once the procedure ... ligation - tying off blood vessels, ducts, or "tubes". grafts - may be severed pieces of tissue cut from the same (or different ...
... trachea and esophagus or vessels), resulting in intraoperative blood loss, apoplexy, postoperative paresis or tetraparesis or ... The main goal of using of a prosthesis is to obtain physiological motion between the two affected vertebral bodies. However, in ... The ventral slot is commonly performed by splitting the ventral soft tissues of the neck, pushing the great vessels laterally ... Implanted material can consists of "a cervical disc prosthesis", a fixed spacer out of metal (titanium) or synthetic material ( ...
Because blood clots do not easily form on it, it is often advisable to line a blood-contacting prosthesis with this material in ... Blood vessel stents, by contrast, are often lined with a polymer that has heparin as a pendant group, relying on drug action to ... Prosthetic heart valves Radial head prosthesis It is also used in automotive industries where a desired amount of friction is ... and in biomedical prostheses. Pyrolytic graphite samples usually have a single cleavage plane, similar to mica, because the ...
... scientists are limited in their ability to grow and print hearts due to difficulties in getting blood vessels and lab-made ... Prostheses can roughly be categorized as upper- and lower-extremity and can take many shapes and sizes. New advances in ... thus preventing dangerous constriction of the blood vessels. Allan Doctor, MD, stated that the artificial RBC can be used by ... Artificial red blood cells (RBC) have already been in projects for about 60 years, but they started getting interest when the ...
Insertion via the blood vessel avoids direct penetration and damage of the brain tissue. As for blood clotting concerns, Oxley ... The device may ultimately be used to control powered exoskeletons, robotic prosthesis, computers or other devices. The device ... brains to keep blood vessels open. Once in place, it expands to press the electrodes against the vessel wall close to the brain ... Stentrode (Stent-electrode recording array) is a small stent-mounted electrode array permanently implanted into a blood vessel ...
... for eye surgery Bone cement Artificial ligaments and tendons Dental implants for tooth fixation Blood vessel prostheses Heart ... In addition, blood vessels and connective tissue form in order to heal the wounded area. Biocompatibility is related to the ... The interactions between the device upon the host tissue/blood as well as the host tissue/blood upon the device must be ... The mechanics involve two semicircular discs moving back and forth, with both allowing the flow of blood as well as the ability ...
The vascularization, the entrance of the blood vessels to the muscle tissues, occurs at the anterior (front) face of the muscle ... Therefore, to create an implant-pocket, either for a gluteal prosthesis or for lipoinjection, a low-angle muscle-dissection is ... As the arteries and the veins enter the mass of the gluteal muscle, they divide into narrower blood-vessel ramifications ( ... of the gluteus maximus muscle by carefully separating the muscle fibres to avoid severing the pertinent blood vessels, which ...
... blood vessel prosthesis MeSH E07.695.120 - bone nails MeSH E07.695.125 - bone plates MeSH E07.695.130 - bone screws MeSH ... joint prosthesis MeSH E07.695.400.400 - hip prosthesis MeSH E07.695.400.410 - knee prosthesis MeSH E07.695.450 - larynx, ... ossicular prosthesis MeSH E07.695.610 - penile prosthesis MeSH E07.695.750 - stents MeSH E07.695.800 - tissue expanders MeSH ... dental prosthesis MeSH E07.695.190.175 - dental abutments MeSH E07.695.190.180 - dental clasps MeSH E07.695.190.185 - dental ...
Until this invention, the available replacement blood vessels were stiff, woven, and not sufficiently porous. The Golaski graft ... was an American Mechanical-Bio-Medical Engineer best known for developing Dense Knit Dacron Vascular Prostheses, which were the ... first practical artificial blood vessel replacements. Golaski died near Philadelphia in 1996 at the age of 83. Golaski was born ...
... blood vessel prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.100.814.300 - cerebral revascularization MeSH E04.100.814.445 - embolectomy MeSH ... blood vessel prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.650.210 - breast implantation MeSH E04.650.220 - cochlear implantation MeSH ... maxillofacial prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.545.510.500 - mandibular prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.545.550 - oral ... maxillofacial prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.650.510.500 - mandibular prosthesis implantation MeSH E04.650.600 - ossicular ...
... it is perfused by different blood vessels. The superficial epigastric vessels branch off the common femoral vessels in the ... without the emplacement of a breast implant prosthesis. As a type of plastic surgery, the free-flap procedure for breast ... The vessels are routinely anastomosed to the internal mammary vessels, instead of to the thoraco-dorsal vessels in the axilla, ... and one or more perforator vessels of the deep inferior epigastric blood-vessel system. During the harvesting of the DIEAP flap ...
... and blood vessels of the eyelid has occurred. More severe injuries require reconstruction, however, this usually results in ... The ear can also be reconstructed with cartilage and skin grafts or an external ear prosthesis can be made by an ...
Significant blood loss is observed as new blood vessels formed in scar tissues are damaged by incision. Any soft tissues at the ... Small holes may be drilled on the bone graft or the prosthesis to prevent the accumulation of fluid under the repaired defect. ... This may be explained by its larger scalp wound area, a higher volume of blood loss, and the higher complexity and duration of ... The surgery restores regular cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and cerebral blood flow dynamics, along with normal intracranial ...
... from the globe Rotate and elevate the globe Open Tenon's capsule to visualize optic nerve Cauterize necessary blood vessels ... An ocular prosthesis does not provide vision; this would be a visual prosthesis. Someone with an ocular prosthesis is ... A few ocular prostheses today are made of cryolite glass. A variant of the ocular prosthesis is a very thin hard shell known as ... An ocular prosthesis, artificial eye or glass eye is a type of craniofacial prosthesis that replaces an absent natural eye ...
... is contraindicated in situations whereby vital structures such as nerve bundle, blood vessel and/or vital tooth ... The goal for alveoloplasty is to achieve optimal tissue support for the planned prosthesis, while preserving as much bone and ... This pre-prosthetic surgery which may include bone grafting prepares the mouth to receive a prosthesis or implants by improving ... stability and retention for prosthesis such as denture and even dental implants as the forces acting from the prostheses will ...
With pore sizes exceeding 75 micrometers, fibroblasts, blood vessels, and collagen fibers are permitted through as part of ... This stiffens the prosthesis and results in a more pronounced inflammatory response, which complicates integration into the ... Further, the type of mesh, with a vast choice of available prostheses today, could be distinguished based on the material and ... If an infection settles on a mesh, administration of antibiotics is commonly ineffective, due to the blood-mesh barrier, and ...
Damage to blood vessels. Infection, either Superficial or Deep Dislocation Dislocation Persistent pain; Loss of range of motion ... The prosthesis may need to be replaced due to complications such as infection or prosthetic fracture. Replacement may be done ... Cross match of blood is routine also, as a high percentage of people receive a blood transfusion. Pre-operative planning ... Alternatively, an initial surgery may be performed to remove previous prosthetic material, and the new prosthesis is then ...
The motorcycle then fell on him, resulting in the chain severing major blood vessels in his leg. He was flown to a hospital in ... His customized running prosthesis worth £3,000 was in the boot. Following his appeal for the return of the prosthesis, he ... He also started running in the summer of 2003 as soon as he had his prosthesis fitted: "I love that sound of air rushing past ... With his sprinting prosthesis, McFall began training with an ex-Paralympian. In early 2005 former Welsh international athlete ...
Velpeau hernia: a hernia in the groin in front of the femoral blood vessels The benefits of the use of an external device to ... Muscle reinforcement techniques often involve synthetic materials (a mesh prosthesis). The mesh is placed either over the ... Surgical complications may include pain that lasts more than three months, surgical site infections, nerve and blood vessel ... The main concern is bowel strangulation, where the blood supply to part of the bowel is blocked. This usually produces severe ...
Adhesive which allows mussels to stick to rocks, piers and boat hulls inspired bioadhesive gel for blood vessels. Through the ... The Hero Arm is a lightweight myoelectric prosthesis for below-elbow amputee adults and children aged eight and above. Tilly ... "Mussel glue inspires bioadhesive gel for blood vessels". RobAid. Archived from the original on 20 August 2014. John J. Videler ... Bionic implants differ from mere prostheses by mimicking the original function very closely, or even surpassing it. Bionics' ...
It reduces the blood supply to the tumour by inhibiting new blood vessel formation in the tumor. The tumour may stop growing or ... Patients with removable prostheses should be examined for areas of mucosal irritation. Procedures which are likely to cause ... These cancer-fighting agents tend to hinder the growth of blood vessels that supply the tumour, rather than killing tumour ... Angiogenesis inhibitors interfere with blood vessel formation by interfering with the angiogenesis signalling cascade. They are ...
This occurs when there is damage to the blood vessel and a clot begins to form. The formation of the fibrin strands in the ... The force from the blood flow over the high pressure gradient from the prosthesis leads to fragmentation of red cells, and ... The red blood cells get trapped in the fibrin strands and the shear force of the blood flow causes the red blood cell to break ... Blood. 35: 104-111. doi:10.1182/blood.V35.1.104.104. PMID 5412670. Lesesve, J; Martin, M; Banasiak, C; Andre-Kerneis, E; Bardet ...
... blood vessel constriction, and other effects that result in increased blood volume. It also results in an increase in diastolic ... prostheses and tightens the mitral valve ring to reduce or eliminate regurgitation. Cardiomyopathy, or disease of the heart ... Excess vitamin A can cause dehydration, joint pain and can also harm the blood vessels, while too much vitamin D can cause ... This causes increased pressure in the pulmonary blood vessels and pulmonary edema (a build-up of fluid in the lungs). Decreased ...
Belding H. Scribner, glass tubes had to be inserted into blood vessels every time that dialysis was given. As one observer ... who had implanted in her a prosthesis, made of polyurethane and Dacron, and designed by Drs. Nina Braunwald and Andrew Morrow. ...
This is from both a higher rate of blood flow and an expansion of blood vessels. The blood-flow change is localized to within 2 ... bite bars may also discomfort those with dental prostheses. Despite these difficulties, fMRI has been used clinically to map ... in that brain area's blood vessels. This changes the magnetic property of the blood, making it interfere less with the ... The vascular arterial system supplying fresh blood branches into smaller and smaller vessels as it enters the brain surface and ...
It works by increasing the radius of the vein to increase blood flow along the blood vessel. Today, it has now been proved that ... The infection of the vascular graft prosthesis occurs in every 1 in 500 people, under such circumstance the removal of the ... Blood vessel grafts often come from the same leg of the bypass site, which are arteries above and below the knee. These grafts ... This allows the blood to be redirected to flow through the new healthy vessel around the blockage. In some cases, synthetic ...
Artery Blood vessel with muscular walls on the 'supply side' of the blood circulation, in the network of vessels between the ... Prosthesis a replacement for a body part. For instance, a foot or leg. Protein a class of biochemicals made from amino acids in ... Blood-sampling device Blood sugar A (misnomer) name for blood glucose. Blood urea nitrogen (BUN) A measurement of a metabolic ... a blocked blood vessel) or hemorrhagic (i.e., a leaking blood vessel). People with diabetes are at higher risk of ...
"If the material is porous then the artificial eye can become integrated into the body because new blood vessels can grow into ... of reconstructive surgical cases in laboratory of plastic surgery and ocular prostheses. "Questions about Anophthalmia". ... One reason for this occurring could be a lack of blood supply to the eye. Ultrasounds can be used to diagnose anophthalmia ...
Blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and nerves (all supplying the mucosa) will run through here. In the intestinal wall, tiny ... October 2006). "Biologic prosthesis reduces recurrence after laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair: a multicenter, ...
... marking the first time a brain-computer interface was implanted via the patient's blood vessels, eliminating the need for open ... Due to the cortical plasticity of the brain, signals from implanted prostheses can, after adaptation, be handled by the brain ... Research has suggested that blood-brain barrier leakage, either at the time of insertion or over time, may be responsible for ... Neuroprosthetics is an area of neuroscience concerned with neural prostheses, that is, using artificial devices to replace the ...
Cuba cannot use its own merchant fleet for transporting these goods, but has to make use of vessels from third countries, ... "Patients pay for drugs, hearing, dental, and orthopedic prostheses, wheelchairs, crutches, and similar items but prices are low ... Cuba announced that it has undertaken computerizing and creating national networks in blood banks, nephrology and medical ...
The macrophages and lymphocytes induce the formation of new tissues and blood vessels to help supply nutrients to the ... "Biodegradable polymer with collagen microsponge serves as a new bioengineered cardiovascular prosthesis". The Journal of ... During the initial phase of acute inflammation, vasodilation occurs to increase blood flow to the wound site along with the ... and the body undergoes a foreign body reaction based on the adsorption of blood and proteins on the biomaterial surface. In the ...
... effectively pinching and isolating one side of the great vessel. Blood continues to flow to the body's lower half through the ... In 1962-63, Templeton implanted prostheses similar to those originally described by Sarnoff in five patients with severe aortic ... When an apicoaortic conduit is implanted, blood continues to flow from the heart through the aortic valve. In addition, blood ... All blood flow to the brain continues to flow across the native valve. Should a thrombus form on the bioprosthetic valve in the ...
Systemic disease may develop because the gums are very vascular (have a good blood supply). The blood stream carries these ... Secondary Occlusal Trauma Tooth and prosthesis related factors Localized tooth-related factors Localized dental prostheses- ... cholesterol esters and calcium within the subendothelial layer of vessel walls. Atherosclerotic plaque that is unstable may ... A positive correlation between raised levels of glucose within the blood and the onset or progression of periodontal disease ...
... is the replacement of the aortic valve of the heart through the blood vessels (as opposed to valve replacement by open heart ... prosthesis malposition, and patient-prosthesis mismatch), valve thrombosis, and endocarditis (which can be potentially ... The Mayo Clinic says that blood thinners (anticoagulants) are prescribed to prevent blood clots after TAVI. Artificial heart ... The durability of transcatheter prostheses, in terms of all-cause mortality and the need of re-intervention, was not reliably ...
... blood vessels and other cellular entities. Together, these items constitute the dental pulp. Endodontic therapy involves the ... "Differences in masticatory function in patients with endodontically treated teeth and single-implant-supported prostheses: a ...
This was the first time a brain-computer interface was implanted via the patient's blood vessels, eliminating the need for open ... The Deus Ex video game series addresses the nature and impact of human enhancement with regard to a wide variety of prosthesis ... a company called Synchron was able to successfully implant a brain-computer interface via the blood vessels. In 1870, Eduard ... A common purpose of modern brain implants and the focus of much current research is establishing a biomedical prosthesis ...
Clots formed by red blood cell and platelet damage can block blood vessels leading to stroke. People with mechanical valves ... No heart valve prostheses can currently self-repair, but tissue-engineered valves may eventually offer such capabilities. ... Blood enters the heart in the right atrium and passes through the tricuspid valve to the right ventricle. From there, blood is ... Their main purpose is to keep blood flowing in the proper direction through the heart, and from the heart into the major blood ...
Picard orders the fleet to comply with the Borg Queen's wishes to take control of all vessels in order to create a force field ... The Borg are first seen by Voyager in the third-season episode "Blood Fever" in which Chakotay discovers the body of what the ... Borg usually have one arm replaced with a prosthesis, bearing one of a variety of multipurpose tools in place of a humanoid ... Successful replacement of the node can be carried out on a Borg vessel. Borg civilization is based on a hive or group mind ...
Lighthouse and naval vessel, describes a humorous encounter between a large naval ship and what at first appears to be another ... Originating in post-war America, it recounts a story of a murderer with a hook prosthesis in place of a hand. The Hopkinsville ... It has been reported to move quickly and is often described as emitting a high-pitched "blood-curdling scream". Robert Johnson ... The name comes from the animal's reported habit of attacking and drinking the blood of livestock, especially goats. Clara Crane ...
The optic nerve carries the ganglion-cell axons to the brain, and the blood vessels that supply the retina. The ganglion cells ... How stem cells might restore sight Technology Review Australian Vision Prosthesis Group, Graduate School of Biomedical ... This organ is extremely rich in blood vessels and is thought to supply nutrition and oxygen to the bird retina by diffusion ... This area, termed the fovea centralis, is avascular (does not have blood vessels), and has minimal neural tissue in front of ...
The main use of these models is to study the calcification potential of prostheses that are in direct contact with the blood. ... The model incorporates a bioreactor vessel, a controlling mechanism and a set of burettes that replace the ions deposited ... The aim of these systems is to mimic the high levels of calcium and phosphate present in the blood and measure the extent of ... This method uses cell culture media enriched with different ions found in the blood plasma, such as calcium and phosphate, to ...
... the progressive osteolysis is always associated with an angiomatosis of blood and sometimes of lymphatic vessels, which ... Surgical resection Radiation therapy Sclerotherapy Percutaneous bone cement Bone graft Prosthesis Surgical stabilization ... Viewpoints on vessels and vanishing bones in Gorham-Stout disease. Bone. 63C, 47-52. Lala S, Mulliken JB, Alomari AI, Fishman ... Chyle is rich in protein and white blood cells that are important in fighting infection. The loss of chyle into the chest can ...
... induced coagulation is similar to the coagulation process done within the body to prevent blood loss from damaged blood vessels ... nose prosthesis, ocular prosthesis, and injectable filler. Other types of organ dysfunction can occur in the systems of the ... The inflow of blood causes the tissue to become swollen and may cause cell death. The excess blood, or edema, can activate pain ... Late infections are caused by dormant blood-borne bacteria attached to the implant prior to implantation. The blood-borne ...
The blood vessels of the thyroid rest on the trachea next to the isthmus; superior thyroid arteries join just above it, and the ... "Evaluation and Treatment for Tracheoesophageal Puncture and Prosthesis: Technical Report". American Speech-Language-Hearing ... To the front left lie the large blood vessels the aortic arch and its branches the left common carotid artery and the ... to supply blood to the trachea. The lymphatic vessels of the trachea drain into the pretracheal nodes that lie in front of the ...
The venous vessels parallel the arteries. The lymphatic ducts that drain the nipple are the same for the breast. The axillary ... Breast milk Fleischer's syndrome Nipple prosthesis for breast cancer survivors Nipple piercing Supernumerary (third) nipple ... including blood Any change in the size or the shape of the breast or nipple Pain in any area of the breast Changes in the ...
Potential surgical problems include maintaining the blood supply. If vessels cannot be stretched into the scrotum, or are ... Testicular prostheses are saline-filled plastic ovoids implanted in the scrotum. They have no function except to provide the ... with blood vessels, from an abdominal or inguinal position to the scrotum. If the inguinal canal is open it must be closed to ... Prostheses made of silastic are no longer available due to safety and perception-of-safety concerns. Potential surgical ...
Before he could use it, however, Hellboy snapped his neck, before collapsing and dying of blood loss. The Ogdru Hem later ... Leaving Ilsa, unaware that she died spiritually and only become a vessel for the goddess Hecate after her previous physical ... the director's cut revealing that he was rendered eyeless before being provided with Ocular prosthesis after Hellboy's initial ...
Ahab tempers the barb in blood from Queequeg, Tashtego, and Daggoo. The Pequod gams next with the Bachelor, a Nantucket ship ... She singles out the four vessels which have already encountered Moby Dick. The first, the Jeroboam, is named after the ... he announces he is out for revenge on the white whale which took one leg from the knee down and left him with a prosthesis ... became the second vessel since the Essex to be attacked, holed, and sunk by a whale. Melville remarked, "Ye Gods! What a ...
Nearby anatomic structures, such as the inferior alveolar nerve, the maxillary sinus and blood vessels, can also be injured ... is a prosthesis that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, ... a finger of tissue based on a blood vessel in the palate (called a vascularized interpositional periosteal-connective tissue ( ... The dental prosthesis can be disconnected from the implant abutments with finger pressure by the wearer. To enable this, the ...
After the H.I.V.E. was destroyed during Cyborg's confrontation with Brother Blood, Numerous and most of the other students went ... Hesitant on accepting himself as Nabu's vessel since, he is later coerced when Wotan kidnaps him, Jay Garrick/Flash, and Jay's ... replaced with cybernetic prostheses which can configure into any weapon she desires, initially contemplating revenge on ... Chan, Robert (November 22, 2016). "'Supergirl' Recap: Cyborg Superman Has Kara's Blood on His Hands ... Literally". Yahoo TV. ...
Blood Vessel Prosthesis * Clopidogrel * Drug Therapy, Combination * Female * Follow-Up Studies * Humans ... Primary endpoint was defined as the occurrence of death, myocardial infarction, target vessel revascularization, or stent ...
The third treatment option is Muse®, an intraurethral suppository containing alprostadil that dilates the penile blood vessels ... The fifth treatment is the penile prosthesis, in which artificial rods are surgically implanted into the corpora cavernosa to ... Both treatments use a venous occlusive tension band or ring to maintain erection by retaining blood in the penis. The vacuum ...
Blood Vessel Prosthesis * Cardiovascular Diseases / complications * Carotid Artery Diseases / diagnosis * Carotid Artery ...
Care is taken to preserve major blood vessels and other important structures. ... Your surgeon will place a small man-made part (prosthesis) into this opening. The prosthesis will allow you to speak after your ... Keeping blood moving reduces your risk of getting a blood clot.. You can use warm compresses to reduce pain around your ... Its important to keep your head raised, rest a lot, and move your legs from time to time to improve blood flow. ...
Radial zigzag spring, self-fixing synthetic prosthesis for remote endoprosthetics of blood vessels]. Kharkiv: FTINT; 1987. 35 p ... A self- fixing synthetic blood vessel endoprosthesis]. Vestnik khirurgii imeni I. I. Grekova. 1986 Nov;137(11):123-5. Russian. ... This shortened the time for which the vessel had to be clamped. The first-in-the-world aortic stent graft implantation was ... Remote endoprosthetics of the aorta and iliac arteries with a self-fixing synthetic prosthesis]. In: [Topical issues of surgery ...
Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; ... Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body; ... FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR ... FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR ...
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Being a disease of the blood vessels diabetes affects all organs. By the time the blood supply to the foot has been compromised ... The prosthesis is fixed to the lower end of the Tibia to form an ankle joint, through a surgical technique named the Amrita ... This PMMA replacement prosthesis for destroyed Charcots foot and ankle bones is the first of its kind in the world. The ... The use of prosthesis in a patient living with diabetes increases the cardiac strain to over 15%, leading to cardiac failure ...
A61F2/00-Filters implantable into blood vessels; Prostheses, i.e. artificial substitutes or replacements for parts of the body ... A61F-FILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR ... A61F2/02-Prostheses implantable into the body * A61F2/14-Eye parts, e.g. lenses, corneal implants; Implanting instruments ...
Blood Vessel Prosthesis (1967-1998). Reconstructive Surgical Procedure (1999-2001). Public MeSH Note. 2002. History Note. 2002 ...
Robotic System Uses Magnetic Field to Treat Blood Vessels. Briefs: Connectivity. Risk Management for Cybersecure Networked ... The prosthesis is described as a "microscopic doughnut," with the crystal-containing pigment in the middle and a tiny metal ... Retinal Prosthesis Stimulates Nerve Cells. Organic printing inks are used to make an artificial retina that could restore sight ... The photoactive film was optimized for near-infrared light, since biological tissues such as bone, blood, and skin are most ...
It is also the largest and most important artery and carries blood from the heart to various vessels. Aortic tears may ... It is also the largest and most important artery and carries blood from the heart to various vessels. Aortic tears may ... The prosthesis is created directly in the operating room while the anesthetists and nursing staff prepare for the procedure. ... The surgeon can modify the prosthesis with the help of the patients CT scan and computer simulation, such that it fits ...
Disability or death caused by damaging supporting biological structures, organs, or blood vessels during surgery ... Wrong implant/prosthesis. Between 1 April and 31 August 2022, there were 17 reported wrong implant/prosthesis Never Events in ... but an x-ray taken for another reason several days later revealed a broken-off guidewire tip lodged in a blood vessel. ... Wrong implant/prosthesis. Wrong site surgery. Between 1 April and 31 August 2022, there were 73 reported wrong site surgery ...
... vascular prosthesis, calcification, etc.) with respect to the blood vessels; ... or vessel by vessel-using automatic determination of the limits of the vessels or vessel portion per vessel portion, or ... The method according to claim 13, wherein the mean value is calculated by determining the limits of the vessels or vessel ... The apparatus according to claim 24 wherein the mean value is calculated by determining the limits of the vessels or vessel ...
Bioengineered human acellular vessels recellularize and evolve into living blood vessels after human implantation. Sci. Transl ... Herring, M., Gardner, A. & Glover, J. Seeding endothelium onto canine arterial prostheses: the effects of graft design. Arch. ... Engineered blood vessel networks connect to host vasculature via wrapping-and-tapping anastomosis. Blood 118, 4740 (2011). ... On the other hand, self-assembled vascular networks and blood-vessel organoids more closely replicate native vessel structure, ...
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Injury to blood vessels is very, very rare but can happen particularly when there is a lot of scaring and the patient has had ... In this case, if a reverse prosthesis is needed, the surgery to place a reverse prosthesis is a little more complicated. The ... Who should not have a reverse prosthesis?. There are only a few instances where a reverse prosthesis cannot be implanted. The ... of the reverse prosthesis have been favorable. The reverse prosthesis has been used in France since the 1980s but was approved ...
... if it involves the nerves and blood vessels) or if limb function cannot be preserved through limb-salvage surgery. If ... The patients foot fits down inside a prosthesis and functions much the same as below-the knee amputation, providing the child ... Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. Center The Dana-Farber/Boston Childrens Cancer and Blood Disorders Center is an integrated ... At Dana-Farber/Boston Childrens Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, two of our orthopedic surgeons - Mark Gebhardt, MD, and ...
IVIS, Xen29, Xen 29, Staphylococcus aureus Xen29, Acetates; Animals; *Biofilms; Bioprosthesis; Blood Vessel Prosthesis/* ... In vivo detection of Staphylococcus aureus in biofilm on vascular prostheses using non-invasive biophotonic imaging. Year: 2011 ... Prosthesis-Related Infections/*diagnosis; Random Allocation; Silver Compounds; Staphylococcus aureus/isolation & purification/* ...
The radiated tissues have reduced blood vessels, decreased cells, and decreased oxygen that predisposes the tissues for years ... Osteoradionecrosis (soft tissue and bone necrosis) can be spontaneous or secondary to trauma, extractions, or dental prostheses ... A. The dental pulp is a soft tissue comprised of tiny arteries, veins, nerves and lymph vessels for the tooth. ... The risk is higher for individuals who have reduced numbers of circulating white blood cells (leukopenia). ...
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation/*methods. *Cardiopulmonary Bypass. *Female. **Heart Arrest, Induced. *Humans ... Blood loss was higher in the CA group (P < 0.001). CONCLUSIONS: Routinely protecting the heart during complex aortic arch ... No significant bias was observed (-0.04 and -0.02 for capillary and venous whole blood) although there were 6.8% and 5.1% ... All diameters increase with age, diastolic blood pressure and HDL-C and decrease as systolic BP increases. KEY POINTS: * Median ...
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Injury to blood vessels or nerves *Arthrofibrosis. *Wearing out of the prosthesis ... Blood loss requiring transfusion with its low risk of disease transmission. *Heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, pneumonia ...
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation * Chemokine CXCL10 * Coronary Artery Disease * Follow-Up Studies ... Blood specimens were collected from 38 pediatric liver transplant recipients before transplant, and at one wk, one, three, six ... Blood specimens were collected from 38 pediatric liver transplant recipients before transplant, and at one wk, one, three, six ... Blood specimens were collected from 38 pediatric liver transplant recipients before transplant, and at one wk, one, three, six ...
Difference Frequency (Photoplethysmography) Light Source Blood Vessel Pulse Physiological Information Sensing System. Liou, J. ... Ultrasonic blood flow rate monitoring. Liou, J. C. & Yang, Z. Y., 2021, 2021 IEEE International Conference on Consumer ...
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  • These three patients received prosthesis implantation after tumor excision. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Postoperative hemorrhage from an endovascular AORTIC ANEURYSM repaired with endoluminal placement of stent grafts (BLOOD VESSEL PROSTHESIS IMPLANTATION). (rush.edu)
  • The implantation of a penile prosthesis is indicated in all the forms of erectile dysfunction that do not respond to other therapeutic aids, in cases in which drug treatments are contraindicated or might have led to the occurrence of relevant side effects. (medicaltourismitaly.com)
  • The essence of the operation is the implantation of penile prostheses. (aawheel.com)
  • If prosthetic infection is found to be the reason for loose implant, then your surgeon will perform the revision in two separate surgeries to give the body time for the infection to clear first and then go back in to place a new prosthesis. (southcarolinahipandknee.com)
  • These prosthesis are, therefore, suggested only in cases where there are limitations of manual ability of the patient or there are issues related to the high costs of implant. (medicaltourismitaly.com)
  • During primary total knee replacement, the knee joint is replaced with an implant, or prosthesis, made of metal and plastic components. (orthoinfo.org)
  • In some cases, only one implant or component of the prosthesis has to be revised. (orthoinfo.org)
  • It can be used to implant a penile prosthesis that can be deployed or inflated on demand and also to repair vascular damage that impedes normal erectile function. (latin-news.com)
  • A penile prosthesis or implant is an effective treatment for erectile dysfunction. (viagrareva.com)
  • This prosthesis which is implanted inside the penis can be a bendable or inflatable device to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) which means the penile implant surgery can allow men with Erectile dysfunction to have an artificial erection for normal penetrative sexual intercourse. (aestheticturkey.com)
  • The highly experienced urologists at AS Urology can implant an inflatable penis prosthesis, or penile implant, into your penis to enhance its length and girth while helping you maintain a firmer erection. (ny-urology.com)
  • Revision surgery to replace the implant should be considered when the fracture line encompasses most of the shoulder prosthesis or if there is a loosening of the prosthesis. (adamjohannsenmd.com)
  • A tooth or implant fixture used as a support for a prosthesis. (sunnyfamilydental.com)
  • He has pioneered a novel foot and ankle reconstruction surgery, using PMMA (Poly Methyl Methacrylate), also called Bone Cement, as foot bone replacement prosthesis for severely destroyed foot and ankle bones. (theseoultimes.com)
  • The photoactive film was optimized for near-infrared light, since biological tissues such as bone, blood, and skin are most transparent at these wavelengths. (medicaldesignbriefs.com)
  • Fortunately the reverse prosthesis can be put into place with screws on the socket side which hold it into the bone of the shoulder blade (Figures 3 and 4). (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The part of the prosthesis placed into the arm bone is secured with cement which bonds the metal to the bone within a few minutes (Figure 4). (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • With rotationplasty, the bone will continue to grow with the child, and the prosthesis can be lengthened as the patient grows. (childrenshospital.org)
  • If significant bone loss is noted in your joint, then bone graft or metal augments would be used to reconstruct the bone first before placing the prosthesis. (southcarolinahipandknee.com)
  • The porous nature of this artificial bone enables blood vessel ingrowth and perfect integration into the patient's middle ear. (mofo.club)
  • When we insert the prosthesis the bone can actually break. (newyorkhipknee.com)
  • Stapedotomy is an operation to remove part of the fixed stapes bone (one of the bones in the middle ear) and replace it with a prosthesis (artificial device). (sgh.com.sg)
  • This surgical procedure is an option to improve the hearing in the affected ear by replacing part of the fixed stapes bone with a prosthesis to restore effective sound transmission to the inner ear. (sgh.com.sg)
  • A prosthesis is then placed into the fenestra or onto the graft, and secured onto the incus (another middle ear bone). (sgh.com.sg)
  • Osteoradionecrosis (soft tissue and bone necrosis) can be spontaneous or secondary to trauma, extractions, or dental prostheses. (dentist-fostercity.com)
  • Wish.co.uk has converted an abandoned shopping center in Reading (sorry, citizens of the USA, that's England, not Pennsylvania) into a dark, dank, smoke-filled, bone-munching nest of blood-dripping walking dead just waiting to start a massacre. (dudeiwantthat.com)
  • It is because of his superb surgical skill in separating tumors from major blood vessels and nerves, his ability to reconstruct bone and joint defects with prostheses, and rotate muscles for coverage in order to make the extremity functional that he is able to save patient limbs, and avoid unnecessary amputations. (tumorsurgery.org)
  • A few myelomas are blood malignant growth pulled back deep down marrow, which is likewise introduced as at least one bone infections. (scitechnol.com)
  • In addition to X-rays, your orthopedist may order a bone scan, CT or MRI imaging to visualize the position and condition of your prosthesis. (sjpp.org)
  • He got his wish Dec. 18 in a complex, multi-hour operation in which bundles of his muscle, bone, blood vessels, skin and nerves were joined - at times under a microscope - with those of a deceased donor. (washingtonpost.com)
  • A periprosthetic shoulder fracture is a fracture that occurs in the bone adjacent to a shoulder prosthesis. (adamjohannsenmd.com)
  • Moreover, instalment of dental implants in order to preserve edentulous bone and improvement of the retention of the dental prosthesis are mentioned. (uu.nl)
  • Formation of new bone in the distraction gap is related to ingrowth and the presence of blood vessels. (uu.nl)
  • Surgical procedure for recontouring supporting bone, sometimes in preparation for a prosthesis. (sunnyfamilydental.com)
  • Infection, bleeding, damage to nerves or blood vessels, and intra-operative fractures can be minimized by using antibiotics before and after surgery, employing sterile surgical techniques and utilizing well-planned surgical exposures. (healthykneesclub.com)
  • Then, the data of prosthesis were imported into an electron beam melting system to manufacture implants. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Auxetics could also be used in surgical implants and prosthesis and for the anchors used to hold sutures, muscles and ligaments in place. (engramikhalil.com)
  • Medical science of the near future will widely use 3D-printed organs, digital brain implants, and naturally looking prostheses. (sirinsoftware.com)
  • Implantable medical devices such as brain machine interfaces (BMI), deep brain stimulators (DBS), vision prosthesis and cochlea implants use electric pulses to stimulate the central nervous system. (edu.au)
  • The implants of the new generation are three-component prostheses with a reliable fixation, consisting of durable materials. (foreignpolicyi.org)
  • An anticoagulant such as heparin may be given since the surgery carries the risk of blood clots. (southcarolinahipandknee.com)
  • Patients may be asked to use compression stockings and blood thinners to prevent the possibility of blood clots in the legs. (southcarolinahipandknee.com)
  • We worry about blood clots. (newyorkhipknee.com)
  • The most important thing that prevents blood clots is patients getting up and walking. (newyorkhipknee.com)
  • I use aspirin in the long term for prevention of blood clots. (newyorkhipknee.com)
  • The other thing that we use to prevent blood clots is stockings to be worn after the surgery. (newyorkhipknee.com)
  • Blood clots are a risk as are injuries to a blood vessel or a nerve. (gurgaonkneeandshoulderclinic.com)
  • Based on the real vision of the problem area, its exact data, it is easier to carry out an "operation without a scalpel": coronary artery stenting, replacement heart valves, lungs, prosthesis, removal of blood clots, drainage of the biliary tract, and others. (healthprevention.ch)
  • Pradaxa gives clinicians a new tool for preventing strokes and blood clots in patients with atrial fibrillation. (myamericannurse.com)
  • Immediately following surgery, you will be given pain medication as needed as as well antibiotics and a method of preventing blood clots. (sjpp.org)
  • The Medical Minute: Many Treatments Can Mitigate Blood DVT Risk Factors Air Travel-Related Deep Vein Thrombosis And Pulmonary How To Get Rid Of Blood Clots In The Leg Naturally. (gridserver.com)
  • Here are some of the symptoms you need to be on the … For life-threatening blood clots, drugs called thrombolytics can dissolve clots that are already formed. (gridserver.com)
  • In most cases, blood clots are complications of orthopedic surgeries like joint replacement or those carried out to repair knee, hip or other joints, says Claudette Lajam MD, Everyday Heath. (gridserver.com)
  • Blood clots may travel through the bloodstream blocking blood vessels. (gridserver.com)
  • The immediate postoperative bleeding and blood clot formation was observed in 26 human knee joints following a variety of arthroscopic surgical … … Symptoms of blood clots depend on the cause and location of the clot and the cause and include pain, redness, and swelling in the leg, chest pain, shortness of breath, and a rapid pulse if it's in the lung. (gridserver.com)
  • Blood Clots After Knee Replacement Are Dangerous. (gridserver.com)
  • While you are recovering from your joint replacement surgery, be on the lookout for possible blood clots and contact your physician immediately if you experience any of the signs or symptoms of a blood clot. (gridserver.com)
  • A poorly fitted prosthesis can lead to complications and mobility problems. (bhaskarhealth.com)
  • The other man had mild symptoms but faced issues of blood pressure post-infection. (washingtonsources.org)
  • Eta primarily is localized to the end result of termination aberrant vessel stricture, stenosis kinks chronic infection by clinical sexual case histories. (psm.edu)
  • Currently, there are several types of prostheses. (aaaasfi.org)
  • The maximal opening angle of the disk of both types of prostheses was related to the mean systolic ejection rate, cardiac output, and maximal instantaneous aortic flow. (asme.org)
  • Care is taken to preserve major blood vessels and other important structures. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Artificial crown also serving for the retention or support of a dental prosthesis. (sunnyfamilydental.com)
  • The original prosthesis is custom-made, which might cause some delay in treatment. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In this procedure, your doctor removes some or all of the parts of the original prosthesis and replaces them with new ones. (orthoinfo.org)
  • It is often necessary to replace a blood vessel - either by another vessel taken from the body or even by artificial vascular prostheses. (data-1.science)
  • Endogenous cells had colonized the vascular prostheses and turned the artificial constructs into natural body tissue. (data-1.science)
  • Stent grafts are stents with a circumferential covering or lining and are suitable for supporting a dissected artery or intimal flap that can occlude a vessel lumen. (patentcut.com)
  • The material from which the vascular prosthesis like stents or stent grafts is constructed must allow the prosthesis to undergo expansion, which typically requires substantial deformation. (patentcut.com)
  • Researchers are tinkering with kidney and liver tissues, skin, bones, and cartilage, as well as the networks of blood vessels needed to keep body parts alive. (rd.com)
  • Surgery can be used to repair damage to the blood vessels, nerves, or tissues in the penis. (nually.com)
  • Dr. Ash Tewari who is the chairmen at the urology department at a school in Sinai in New York City said that the symptoms of covid-19 on the penis makes sense as the virus damages the blood vessels and tissues and can also be harmful when it comes to the tissues and the blood vessels of the penis. (washingtonsources.org)
  • The radiated tissues have reduced blood vessels, decreased cells, and decreased oxygen that predisposes the tissues for years after the radiation therapy to this compromised state that makes oral surgical procedures risky. (dentist-fostercity.com)
  • Arteries serve diverse mechanical and biological functions, such as conducting blood to tissues, interacting with the coagulation system, and modulating resistance to blood flow. (duke.edu)
  • The most physiological method of installing a prosthesis is considered to be the introduction into the depth of tissues, thereby reducing the risk of rejection. (aawheel.com)
  • Methods of Interventional Radiology in diagnostic help to determine the nature, form, style, focus and lesion volume in the blood vessels, tissues, bones of any human organ. (healthprevention.ch)
  • MSCT images of internal organs, bones, soft tissue and blood vessels provide more detail than traditional X-rays, especially soft tissues and blood vessels. (pulskardioloskicentar.rs)
  • The injury may be trivial or involve only microscopic vessels and tissues. (medscape.com)
  • Replacement of your custom ocular prosthesis mean that we will create an entirely new eye respectful of any changes that may have taken place in your socket or lid tissues. (hetzlerocular.com)
  • A penile prosthesis is the best surgical option for the treatment of men with erectile dysfunction. (medicaltourismitaly.com)
  • The urological treatments for erectile dysfunction effected today involve drug therapy and operative penile prosthesis with the use of penile prosthetic appliances. (justia.com)
  • The study focused on four men who were having penile prosthesis surgery for erectile dysfunction. (com.ng)
  • Abbreviation for Corpus Cavernosum, one of a pair of sponge-like columns of erectile tissue which contain most of the blood in the penis during penile erection. (peyroniesforum.net)
  • Often, erectile dysfunction can be a symptom of a heart condition, diabetes, or high blood pressure. (easyfamily.top)
  • The penile shaft is composed of 3 erectile columns, the 2 corpora cavernosa and the corpus spongiosum, as well as the columns' enveloping fascial layers, nerves, lymphatics, and blood vessels, all covered by skin (see the following images). (medscape.com)
  • Age & Gender: 68 year old female Condition Presented: Knee prosthesis and numerous unsuccessful skin grafts. (photizo.net)
  • In particular, there are known 3D angiography systems which, by X-ray fluoroscopy, reconstruct 3D models of vessels on which a procedure is to be carried out, for example in order to treat arterial stenosis. (justia.com)
  • METHODS: Central blood pressure waves were recorded at the carotid artery level by means of a validated transcutaneous arterial tonometer in 30 patients undergoing prosthetic replacement of ascending aortic aneurysm and in 30 control patients. (elsevier.com)
  • abstract = "OBJECTIVES: To evaluate aortic distensibility and pulse waveform patterns associated with the ascending aortic aneurysm, and to analyze the postoperative and mid-term hemodynamic changes induced by prosthetic replacement of the ascending aorta.METHODS: Central blood pressure waves were recorded at the carotid artery level by means of a validated transcutaneous arterial tonometer in 30 patients undergoing prosthetic replacement of ascending aortic aneurysm and in 30 control patients. (elsevier.com)
  • Cardiovascular pathologies - vascular catheterization of arterial and venous vessels. (healthprevention.ch)
  • There are three factors necessary for erection, i.e., an increase in the penile arterial blood flow, the regulation of blood leakage from the penile veins, and the relaxation of the cavernous tissue. (justia.com)
  • In case of revealing pathology of vessels of penis, operative measure is performed, purpose of which is to improve flow of arterial blood to penis and slow down process of venous outflow. (aaaasfi.org)
  • It consists of rapidly trying to milk blood from your penile veins to pull in arterial blood. (peyroniesforum.net)
  • The arterioles are the smallest arterial vessels that carry blood to the capillaries. (integrativehealthpsychology.com)
  • World statistics show that when walking even with the best of prosthesis, mortality at 5 years after unilateral below knee amputation is 50%, and there is 50% mortality after above knee amputation in 3 years, due to cardiac failure. (theseoultimes.com)
  • The patient's foot fits down inside a prosthesis and functions much the same as below-the knee amputation, providing the child much more mobility than he would have with a full leg amputation. (childrenshospital.org)
  • Revision knee replacement surgery involves replacing a part or all your previous knee prosthesis with a new prosthesis. (newportbeachortho.com)
  • Then, the old femoral component of the knee prosthesis is removed. (newportbeachortho.com)
  • The tibial and femoral components of the prosthesis are then brought together to form the new knee joint, and the knee muscles and tendons are reattached. (newportbeachortho.com)
  • In a partial knee replacement, only the damaged part of the knee cartilage is replaced with a prosthesis. (gurgaonkneeandshoulderclinic.com)
  • There is also less blood loss during surgery, and knee motion recovers faster with partial knee replacement. (gurgaonkneeandshoulderclinic.com)
  • Knee infections due to prostheses. (bhaskarhealth.com)
  • In medieval times, "leg prosthesis was simply a bend at the knee with an artificial foot to fit in the stirrup"(Murphy 11). (blablawriting.net)
  • The symptoms of blood clot behind knee (image 3) are connected with pain, soreness behind the knee. (gridserver.com)
  • Only 1 in 5 blood below knee DVTs will grow (extend) along the veins, but once a blood clot reaches the veins in the thigh ("Above knee DVT) the risk of the blood clot traveling to the lungs is high. (gridserver.com)
  • Here you will find information on the subject of knee prostheses clearly explained. (integrativehealthpsychology.com)
  • However, there is no available modular prosthesis to reconstruct the clavicle, scapula, and ilium. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In 1965, Shalimov was appointed head of the Ukrainian Institute for Blood Transfusion and Emergency Surgery (later reorganized into the Kharkiv Scientific and Research Institute for General and Emergency Surgery). (wikipedia.org)
  • During this corrective surgery, a partial or complete exchange of the prostheses that were implanted during the original surgery is done. (southcarolinahipandknee.com)
  • This surgery uses prosthesis that helps cure back pain and retain the healthy mobility of the spine. (drarunsaroha.com)
  • The report mainly focused on the two men who had this dysfunction and are undergoing prosthesis surgery for the dysfunction. (washingtonsources.org)
  • We also use sequential compression devices for the legs during and after the surgery to keep the blood flowing. (newyorkhipknee.com)
  • It has been suggested that auxetic materials could be used to dilate blood vessels during heart surgery. (engramikhalil.com)
  • For example, engineers have designed small robots guided by magnetic fields that move through the body to do various jobs, such as perform surgery , navigate blood vessels , deliver drugs , palpate tissue , and take biopsies . (ieee.org)
  • When surgery began practicing breast reconstructions after mastectomy, providing only a fill external prosthesis bra was only considered. (parcdesalutmar.cat)
  • Heat promotes healing by increasing the supply of blood and nutrients to the surgery site. (dentavacation.com)
  • If you use removable dentures or any other prosthesis before the surgery, DO NOT use them after surgery. (dentavacation.com)
  • Depending on your medical history, social history, and age, you may need to undergo tests such as blood work and imaging to help detect any abnormalities that could compromise the safety of the surgery. (kadriortho.com)
  • You may need to refrain from supplements or medications such as blood thinners or anti-inflammatories for a week or two prior to surgery. (kadriortho.com)
  • The first of the two appointments, at six to eight weeks post-surgery will be the initial fitting of the prosthesis. (hetzlerocular.com)
  • In the event a fenestra cannot be made, a portion or the entire base plate of the stapes may need to be removed and replaced by a vein graft/ fascia graft (surgically implanted healthy blood vessels or connective tissue). (sgh.com.sg)
  • The interface consists of a small cuplike structure about one-tenth of a millimeter in diameter that is surgically implanted at the end of the nerve, relaying both motor and sensory signals from the nerve to the prosthesis. (technologyreview.com)
  • CONCLUSIONS: This study does not confirm the assumption that substitution of the viscoelastic ascending aorta with a rigid prosthesis can cause serious hemodynamic alterations downstream, because we did not observe a worsening of global aortic distensibility after insertion of a rigid prosthetic aorta. (elsevier.com)
  • BHA provides a prosthesis with two joints, allowing most movements to occur at the inner bearing between the prosthetic head and the plastic liner of the bipolar head. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • This is the basis for the current joint and corset prosthesis"(The History of Prosthetic Devices 2). (blablawriting.net)
  • In recent decades, prosthetic technology has improved to allow persons with lower limb loss (AMP) to participate in competitive running using running-specific prostheses (RP). (lww.com)
  • A. The dental pulp is a soft tissue comprised of tiny arteries, veins, nerves and lymph vessels for the tooth. (1stdentist.com)
  • Lifelike glans, textured testicles and curved shaft with veins and blood vessels. (mrimin.com)
  • Other possible causes of impotence are smoking, which affects blood flow in veins and arteries, and hormonal abnormalities, such as insufficient testosterone. (news24.com)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in one of the deep veins of your body, usually in your legs. (gridserver.com)
  • A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that breaks free and travels through the veins. (gridserver.com)
  • Ultrasound with Doppler imaging (ultrasound plus evaluation of blood flow in the arteries and veins) can provide additional information about the blood flow of the penis and may help in the evaluation of patients prior to surgical intervention. (easyfamily.top)
  • The rate of blood flow into the penis can be measured along with an evaluation of problems with compression of the veins. (easyfamily.top)
  • The purpose of this study was to examine the physiological responses of AMP using a run-specific prosthesis (RP) versus a traditional prosthesis (P) and cross-referenced with nonamputee controls (C) matched by training status, age, gender, and body composition during level treadmill running (TM). (lww.com)
  • Temporary Impotence Temporary difficulties achieving erection may spring from a number of causes, although the most common cause by far is impaired blood flow to the penis, which today can be treated safely and effectively pharmacy portland oregon levitra treat erection problems, nearly 75 percent of all men diagnosed with ED of a physiological nature, Viagra and the other oral ED medications all have side effects, while cannabis has none. (latin-news.com)
  • The PressureWire™ X Guidewire is indicated to direct a catheter through a blood vessel and to measure physiological parameters in the heart and in the coronary and peripheral blood vessels. (cardiovascular.abbott)
  • Physiological parameters include blood pressure. (cardiovascular.abbott)
  • In the "reverse prosthesis" the shoulder joint is still replaced with parts or components made out of metal and plastic (Figure 3). (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The big differences between a reverse prosthesis and a standard shoulder replacement is that in a reverse prosthesis, the ball is placed on the socket side of the joint. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The main reason to consider a reverse prosthesis is when there is arthritis of the shoulder joint and the rotator cuff tendons are torn or gone. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • A hip replacement is a surgical procedure where an injured or damaged hip joint is replaced with an artificial hip joint known as a prosthesis. (southcarolinahipandknee.com)
  • Reoperation of a total hip replacement to resolve a painful hip condition and loss of motion due to a loosened prosthesis (artificial hip joint) is known as correction of a loose hip replacement. (southcarolinahipandknee.com)
  • Another risk is injury to the blood vessels and the nerves around the hip joint, which is pretty rare. (newyorkhipknee.com)
  • The fracture can tear the blood vessels and cut off the blood supply to the femoral head, which is the "ball" of the "ball-and-socket" hip joint. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Ankle joint replacement is performed without significant blood loss, and the postoperative pain syndrome is not severe. (foreignpolicyi.org)
  • Neuroprosthesis research in amputee patients aims to develop new prostheses that move and feel like real limbs. (health-innovations.org)
  • However, except for AIMS, PMMA Replacement Prosthesis has probably never been used by any other major diabetic foot centre in the world for the replacement of destroyed foot and ankle bones. (theseoultimes.com)
  • Why should a person get a reverse prosthesis instead of a standard shoulder replacement? (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Since the advent of the vascular anastomosis by Alexis Carrel in the early 20th century, the repair and replacement of blood vessels have been key to treating acute injuries, as well as chronic atherosclerotic disease. (duke.edu)
  • Special distractor instruments are used to restore the normal height of the disc and to determine the appropriate size of the artificial disc replacement prosthesis. (geraldalexandermd.com)
  • The splitting of the vessel wall in one or both (left and right) internal carotid arteries (CAROTID ARTERY, INTERNAL). (umassmed.edu)
  • Blood supply to the penis can become blocked or narrowed as a result of vascular disease such as atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Not having enough blood flow to the penis - Conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and hardened arteries can all restrict the functions of an individual's circulatory system, which can prevent proper amounts of blood flow to certain areas of the body. (northtexasvasectomy.com)
  • This study is typically performed after the injection of a chemical that causes the arteries to open up, a vasodilator (prostaglandin E1), into the corpora cavernosa in order to cause dilation of blood vessels and promote blood flow into the penis. (easyfamily.top)
  • Blood flow to the corpora cavernosa is via the paired deep arteries of the penis (cavernosal arteries), which run near the center of each corpora cavernosa (see the following image). (medscape.com)
  • For proximal femoral reconstruction, the estimated 5-year modular prosthesis survival rate was 90.7 % and the mean Toronto Extremity Salvage (TES) score was 61 % [ 9 ]. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The muscles around the shoulder also help keep the reverse prosthesis in place. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • They work by relaxing the muscles in the penis, which allows for increased blood flow. (nually.com)
  • It is attached to the muscles that control movement, so when Cass looks up with her good eye, the prosthesis also "looks up. (myleapmagazine.ca)
  • Impulses from the brain and local nerves cause the muscles of the corpora cavernosa to relax, allowing blood to flow in and fill the open spaces. (news24.com)
  • Erection is reversed when muscles in the penis contract, stopping the inflow of blood and opening outflow channels. (news24.com)
  • The abdominal muscles, blood vessels and peritoneal sac (containing the intestines) are gently pushed or moved aside using special retractors. (geraldalexandermd.com)
  • This disease is classified into organic impotence caused by disorders in the nerves, blood vessels or muscles in the penis per se or sexual hormones and functional (psychic) impotence caused by mental or psychologic troubles. (justia.com)
  • Center Penile erection is a complex process in which the brain, nerves, muscles and blood vessels play a major role. (levitraorder.com)
  • The most successful method for controlling a prosthesis to date is a surgical procedure in which nerves that were previously attached to muscles in a lost arm and hand are transplanted into the chest. (technologyreview.com)
  • These drugs not only affect and often suppress the central nervous system, but can also cause serious damage to the blood vessels, leading to permanent ED. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Surgical drains are placed for the excess blood to drain out and the incision is closed. (newportbeachortho.com)
  • Lower limb prostheses worn by amputee subjects during running. (lww.com)
  • The fracture may heal, but the blood vessels don't. (eorthopod.com)
  • Your doctor will perform a careful physical exam to ensure blood vessels and nerves passing near the fracture site have not been injured. (adamjohannsenmd.com)
  • When the fracture line crosses the tip of the prosthesis and extends towards the elbow, open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of the fracture may be required. (adamjohannsenmd.com)
  • However, fixation of periprosthetic shoulder fractures can be very complicated, and each case is treated individually, depending on the severity of the fracture and the condition of the prosthesis. (adamjohannsenmd.com)
  • The part of the fixation of the prosthesis was tested by the author with nylon and drilling on the tibia, made with drills. (isaude.net)
  • Age & Gender: Young male Condition Presented: Severe lymph oedema and swelling to left lower leg due to and injury to the blood and lymph vessels 1 year prior. (photizo.net)
  • This helps them make a temporary leg prosthesis that you can wear soon after the procedure. (bhaskarhealth.com)
  • Requirements of the surgical procedure are determined and necessary preoperative preparations are carried out, such as reserving blood, requesting consultations, giving nutritional advice and management of pain killers and drugs. (amerikanhastanesi.org)
  • If CoroFlow ‡ is used together with 3rd party infusion catheters for assessment of Absolute Flow and Resistance, ensure that the maximum infusion rate per manufacturers instruction is not exceeded or vessel injury may occur. (cardiovascular.abbott)
  • It can show brain and spinal trauma from injury, herniated discs (cartilage located between the vertebrae), vascular (blood vessel) irregularities, bleeding, inflammation that might compress the spine and spinal cord, and injury to the ligaments that support the cervical spine. (nih.gov)
  • Being a disease of the blood vessels diabetes affects all organs. (theseoultimes.com)
  • The blood vessels get weaken and do not flow properly to the penis for its erection. (washingtonsources.org)
  • The tunica albuginea helps to trap the blood in the corpora cavernosa, thereby sustaining erection. (news24.com)
  • PulseWave therapy uses low-intensity sound waves to naturally enhance blood flow to your penis, allowing you to achieve and maintain a firmer erection. (ny-urology.com)
  • It may also be difficult for an individual to keep blood in the penis long enough to sustain an erection. (northtexasvasectomy.com)
  • A rubber ring placed at the base of the penis helps to maintain the blood maintaining the erection. (northtexasvasectomy.com)
  • Most such patients have been fitted with - and mastered - sophisticated mechanical prostheses. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Its principle of action is to increase blood flow to the genitals, under the pressure of which the chambers of the corpora cavernosa expand and the penis stretches over time. (maral-gel.eu)
  • The blood creates pressure in the corpora cavernosa, making the penis expand. (news24.com)
  • Although modular prosthesis is commercially available to meet requirements in most limb salvage surgeries, customized prosthesis is still needed. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In recent years, the modular prosthesis has been developed and extensively used in limb salvage surgeries due to being readily available. (biomedcentral.com)
  • They will then hollow out the inside of the femur, where they will place the metal stem of the prosthesis. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Interstitial hemorrhage into the media of the vessel wall can lead to occlusion of the internal carotid artery and aneurysm formation. (umassmed.edu)
  • With the help of an interventional radiologist, on can perform intravascular interventions, multiple puncture embolization (blocking of blood vessels), occlusion, aneurysm clipping, and others. (healthprevention.ch)
  • The three factors of Virchow's triad--venous stasis, hypercoagulability, and changes in the endothelial blood vessel lining (such as physical damage or endothelial activation)--contribute to DVT and are used to explain its formation. (gridserver.com)
  • The use of prosthesis in a patient living with diabetes increases the cardiac strain to over 15%, leading to cardiac failure over a period of time. (theseoultimes.com)
  • Endothelial Dysfunction The endothelium is a thin layer of cells that line the blood vessels mail order levitra no prescription and help to ensure that it poses no threat to your overall health. (latin-news.com)
  • The damage coronavirus causes to blood vessels is known as endothelial dysfunction. (com.ng)
  • A department of dentistry involving diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental pulp (where the nerves and blood vessels are inside the tooth). (fenimoredentistry.com)
  • A blood clot can be a life-changing diagnosis for many people, and the path to healing is a little bit different for everyone. (gridserver.com)
  • It's important to keep your head raised, rest a lot, and move your legs from time to time to improve blood flow. (medlineplus.gov)
  • They work by creating a vacuum around the penis, which allows for increased blood flow. (nually.com)
  • Quitting smoking, losing weight, and exercising regularly can all help to improve blood flow and reduce stress. (nually.com)
  • There are four heart valves in the heart that regulate blood flow, opening and closing in turn. (arrhythmia.center)
  • As a result, the blood flow is disturbed, and the heart begins to work less efficiently. (arrhythmia.center)
  • With the vascular nature of impotence, when blood flow to the penis is disrupted, operations are performed on vessels and cavernous bodies. (aawheel.com)
  • Any disorder that impairs blood flow in the penis has the potential to cause impotence. (news24.com)
  • The pulsating waves of GAINSWave improves blood flow to the penis by dissolving plaque build-up and stimulating the growth of new blood vessels. (viagrareva.com)
  • The blood flow to the penis is limited, this can be understood via Doppler Ultrasound. (aestheticturkey.com)
  • As Urology has the most advanced diagnostic capabilities available for diagnosing ED. They offer a full range of on-site hormonal testing to determine if you have low levels of testosterone, and state-of-the-art imaging services to detect poor blood flow in your penis. (ny-urology.com)
  • GAINSWave therapy improves blood flow to the penis by diminishing plaque buildup and triggering the growth of new blood vessels with low-intensity shock waves. (ny-urology.com)
  • Intracorporeal injections help the blood vessels in your penis expand to stimulate blood flow. (ny-urology.com)
  • Use of carotid and axillary artery approach for stenting the patent ductus arteriosus in infants with ductal-dependent pulmonary blood flow: A multicenter study from the congenital catheterization research collaborative. (viictr.org)
  • Low-intensity shockwave therapy is a simple and painless therapy to enhance blood flow to the penis. (northtexasvasectomy.com)
  • Non-invasive treatments that include the use of oral medications such as Viagra, Cialis, Staxyn, and Levitra are all proven to improve blood flow to the penis by working directly on the blood vessels. (northtexasvasectomy.com)
  • The pump device is placed over the penis and a vacuum is created mechanically enhancing the flow of blood into the penis. (northtexasvasectomy.com)
  • Certain types of shoulder fractures can injure the blood vessels of the humeral head. (eorthopod.com)
  • blood supply is usually associated with vascular studies, accurately document the status of total shoulder arthroplasty preliminary experience with seven cases and review of common fractures seen on mri % was dened as an extracapsular release, leaving the legs or upper jaw. (naturalpath.net)
  • Take peek-a-boo garters to the next level: peek-a-boo blood vessels and layers of muscle tissue, courtesy of open-wound prostheses and stocking accoutrements from Etsy's Meaghan O'Keefe. (dudeiwantthat.com)
  • It contains nerves and blood vessels inside a tooth. (drthomashafner.com)
  • It is the treatment designed to eliminate the remains (vital or not) of nerve and blood vessels inside the tooth. (dentalnova.com)