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*  Mycotic aneurysm
An infected aneurysm (also known as mycotic aneurysm or microbial arteritis) is an aneurysm arising from bacterial infection of ... Experience with infected aneurysms of the abdominal aorta. Arch Surg. 1975;110:1281-1286. Mycotic (Infected) Aneurysm Caused by ... because mycotic aneurysms are not due to a fungal organism. Mycotic aneurysms account for 2.6% of aortic aneurysms. For the ... The term "infected aneurysm," proposed by Jarrett and associates is more appropriate, since few infections involve fungi. ...
*  Infectious intracranial aneurysm
... spirochetal aneurysm, infested or amebic aneurysm, viral aneurysm and phytotic aneurysm, according to the specific infecting ... The terms infectious aneurysm and infective aneurysm are flawed because they imply that the aneurysm itself is the infecting ... infected intracranial aneurysm, to include the categories of intracranial bacterial aneurysm, fungal aneurysm, ... It also accurately describes the congenital or berry aneurysm that has become secondarily infected. The terms septic aneurysm ...
*  Inflammatory aortic aneurysm
"Infected Aortic Aneurysm and Inflammatory Aortic Aneurysm-In Search of an Optimal Differential Diagnosis." Journal of ... These are less common than abdominal aneurysms. Small aneurysms generally pose no threat. However, aneurysms increase the risk ... Aneurysm may also rupture. It is fragile and may burst under stress. The rupture of an aortic aneurysm is a catastrophic, life- ... If the aneurysm is large, a monitoring ultrasound may need to occur every 6 to 12 months. If the aneurysm is small, monitoring ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C14)
... aneurysm, false MeSH C14.907.055.131 --- aneurysm, infected MeSH C14.907.055.185 --- aneurysm, ruptured MeSH C14.907.055.185. ... coronary aneurysm MeSH C14.907.055.608 --- heart aneurysm MeSH C14.907.055.625 --- iliac aneurysm MeSH C14.907.055.635 --- ... aortic aneurysm MeSH C14.907.109.139.075 --- aortic aneurysm, abdominal MeSH C14.907.109.139.125 --- aortic aneurysm, thoracic ... aortic aneurysm, abdominal MeSH C14.907.055.239.125 --- aortic aneurysm, thoracic MeSH C14.907.055.239.175 --- aortic rupture ...
*  Wittmann Patch
... infected pancreatic necrosis Bowel ischemia B Chronic conditions Chronic open abdomen with fistulas Chronic open abdomen ... trauma Penetrating abdominal trauma Traumatic and non-traumatic intra-abdominal hemorrhage Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm ...
*  Astley Cooper
In 1817 he performed his famous operation of tying the abdominal aorta for aneurism; and in 1820 he removed an infected ... In 1808 he tried the same with the external iliac artery for a femoral aneurysm and in 1817 he ligated the aorta for an iliac ... volume of Medico-Chirurgical Transactions an account of his attempt to tie the common carotid artery for treating an aneurysm ... experimentally the effects of bilateral ligation of the carotid arteries in dogs and to propose treatment of aneurysms by ...
*  Haroutune Armenian
The relation between Chlamydia Pneumoniae infection and abdominal aortic aneurysm: A case-control study. Clin Infect Dis 2000; ... Blanchard JF, Armenian HK, Paoulter Friesen P. Risk factors for abdominal aortic aneurysms: a case-control study. Am J ...
*  Fabian Udekwu
Ascending aortic aneurysm causing pulmonary stenosis. Odeku, E. L.; Antia, A. U.; Udekwu, F. A. O. (1970). "Persistent ascites ... following infected ventriculoperitoneal shunt". W Afr Med J. 19: 72-73. Jacob Ukeje Agwu ( 1925-2008 ) A Brief History of His ... Traumatic aneurysms and arteriovenous fistulas in Nigeria. Clinical aspects of pulmonary and pleural carcinoma in Nigeria. ... Udekwu, FA; Cabre, CA; Sen, SK (November 1965). "Aneurysm of the left pulmonary artery with hemoptysis and bronchial ...
*  Vascular access
One long-term complication of an AV fistula can be the development of an aneurysm, a bulging in the wall of the vein where it ... Fistulas can also become blocked due to blood clotting or infected if sterile precautions are not followed during needle ... To a large extent the risk of developing an aneurysm can be reduced by carefully rotating needle sites over the entire fistula ... To prevent damage to the fistula and aneurysm or pseudoaneurysm formation, it is recommended that the needle be inserted at ...
*  Mediastinum
2001). "Bioterrorism-related inhalational anthrax: the first 10 cases reported in the United States". Emerging Infect. Dis. 7 ( ... A widened mediastinum can be indicative of several pathologies: aortic aneurysm aortic dissection aortic unfolding aortic ... rupture hilar lymphadenopathy anthrax inhalation - a widened mediastinum was found in 7 of the first 10 victims infected by ...
*  Diverticulum
These can become infected (see diverticulitis) and can perforate, requiring surgery Diverticulum of Kommerell: unusual ... nomenclature, in that focal dilatations of a blood vessel are properly referred to as aneurysms Duodenal and jejunal diverticul ...
*  Open aortic surgery
It is used to treat infrarenal aneurysms, as well as juxta- and pararenal aneurysm and thoracoabdominal aneurysms, and also non ... February 2017). "A multicenter experience with infected abdominal aortic endograft explantation". Journal of Vascular Surgery. ... OAS is used to treat patients with aortic aneurysms greater than 5.5 cm in diameter, to treat aortic rupture of an aneurysm any ... In infrarenal aneurysms, the relative tolerance of the lower extremities to ischemia allows surgeons to clamp distally with low ...
*  Induced coma
Traumatic brain injury Insulin shock therapy Jackson AC (2016). "Human Rabies: a 2016 Update". Curr Infect Dis Rep (Review). 18 ... intracranial aneurysm rupture, intracranial hemorrhage, ischemic stroke, and status epilepticus. If the patient survives, ...
*  List of The 4400 characters
After being infected by a promicin-inducing virus in "The Great Leap Forward", Marco can seemingly teleport to any place he is ... with multiple brain aneurysms) or giving an ability. Marco Pacella is in charge of NTAC's theory room, and is the one who ... Meanwhile, the ensuing chaos of people being infected by promicin is used by Jordan Collier to bolster the support of his ... infecting many. Much like the shots, the victims have a 50% chance of either surviving or acquiring a special ability. He ...
*  Chagas disease
A triatomine becomes infected with T. cruzi by feeding on the blood of an infected person or animal. During the day, ... leading to megaintestine and heart aneurysms, respectively. If left untreated, Chagas disease can be fatal, in most cases due ... Approximately 300,000 infected people live in the United States, which is likely the result of immigration from Latin American ... While the rate of cure declines the longer an adult has been infected with Chagas, treatment with benznidazole has been shown ...
*  Human coronavirus NL63
J Infect Dis 192: 350-351. Hofmann H, Pyrc K, van der Hoek L, Geier M, Berkhout B & Pohlmann S (2005) Human coronavirus NL63 ... a systemic vasculitis in childhood that may result in aneurysms of the coronary arteries. In the developed world, Kawasaki ... Most people will be infected with a coronavirus in their lifetime, but some populations are more susceptible to HCoV-NL63. ... Antiviral treatment may be necessary for infected patients that end up in the intensive care unit (ICU) due to acute ...
*  Double-lumen endobronchial tube
Absolute indications include separation of the right from the left lung to avoid spillage of blood or pus from an infected or ... such as the repair of a thoracic aortic aneurysm, pneumonectomy or lobectomy. A DLT is made up of two small-lumen endotracheal ...
*  Human cytomegalovirus
Susceptible patients without CMV infection can be infected by receiving infected organs and blood products unless care is taken ... In humans CMV infection has been demonstrated in the aortic smooth muscle cells from patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms ... or those infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In HIV infected persons, HCMV is considered an AIDS-defining ... HCMV replicates within infected endothelial cells at a slow rate, taking about 5 days in cell culture. Like other herpesviruses ...
*  Syphilis
In 2012, about 0.5% of adults were infected with syphilis, with 6 million new cases. In 1999 it is believed to have infected 12 ... The most common complication is syphilitic aortitis, which may result in aneurysm formation. Congenital syphilis is that which ... Infect. Dis. J. 28 (6): 536-7. doi:10.1097/INF.0b013e3181ac8a69. PMID 19483520. Newman, L; Rowley, J; Vander Hoorn, S; ... Rates are proportionally higher among intravenous drug users, those who are infected with HIV, and men who have sex with men. ...
*  Health of Charles Darwin
It is unlikely that Darwin was infected on this occasion as he did not mention having a fever in the days following the ... 20% of Chagas patients, with cardiomegaly and ventricular tip aneurysm) accompanied by lung edema. Evidences against the Chagas ... of infected persons and causes dyspepsia in another 10% or so. He had yet to have a short paper on this accepted for ... incident, but it is possible that he could have been infected in September 1834 when he recorded being ill but made no note ...
*  Michael L. Marin
... is an American vascular surgeon, the first in the United States to perform minimally invasive aortic aneurysm ... 2004 ;13 :221-6 15744694 (P,S,E,B) PMID 15744694 Endovascular repair of an infected carotid artery pseudoaneurysm. Donald T ... 13 (3):330-7 16784320 (P,S,E,B) PMID 16784320 Branched endografts for treatment of complex aortic aneurysms. Donald T Baril, ... 2006 Aug ;44 (2):250-7 16890849 (P,S,E,B) PMID 16890849 Experience with endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in ...
*  Appendicitis
Infect. Dis. 27 (8): 741-52. doi:10.1007/s10096-008-0562-y. ISBN 0-9600805-6-2. PMID 18575909. Sallinen, V; Akl, EA; You, JJ; ... Elderly: diverticulitis, intestinal obstruction, colonic carcinoma, mesenteric ischemia, leaking aortic aneurysm. The term " ... This procedure consists of the removal of the infected appendix through a single large incision in the lower right area of the ... Once the incision opens the abdomen cavity and the appendix is identified, the surgeon removes the infected tissue and cuts the ...
*  Tuberculosis
If someone does become infected, it typically takes three to four weeks before the newly infected person becomes infectious ... the infection may erode into the pulmonary artery or a Rasmussen's aneurysm, resulting in massive bleeding. Tuberculosis may ... with lymphocytes surrounding the infected macrophages. When other macrophages attack the infected macrophage, they fuse ... The most important risk factor globally is HIV; 13% of all people with TB are infected by the virus. This is a particular ...
*  Vascular bypass
This reduces the risk of stroke or a rupture of an aneurysm. The ELANA technique is a subtle modification of other methods to ... Used when patient cannot tolerate a more invasive and higher risk aorto-bifem, or when removing an infected aortic graft such ... In the legs, bypass grafting is used to treat peripheral vascular disease, acute limb ischemia, aneurysms and trauma. While ... Surgeons create these bypasses mainly as a step in the treatment of patients with unclippable and uncoilable giant aneurysms or ...
*  Complications of traumatic brain injury
Standard treatment involves antibiotics and sometimes surgery to remove the infected tissue. Injuries to the base of the skull ... and the formation of aneurysms, in which the side of a blood vessel weakens and balloons out. Fluid and hormonal imbalances can ...
*  Peter Schibetta
... but secretly infects Nappa with AIDS, and then forms a partnership with Pancamo, who has Nappa killed in the meantime when ... the priest suffers a brain aneurism and dies in his sleep, inside the cell he and O'Reily share. Schibetta tells O'Reily that ...