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Photos (Nikon, D200) were taken before and after each change in current velocity for documentation of spatial orientation, dislodgment, and the number of active mussels.
Dislodgment would be indicated by a value that was 15% higher than the value at implantation.
Embolic strokes are caused by a sudden occlusion of an artery as a result of a clot that can originate from the heart (due to atrial fibrillation, a mechanical heart valve, or endocarditis) or from dislodgment of a thrombotic plaque.
Each patient participated in the study for up to 96 hours and nurses completed daily assessments of catheter stabilization and patency, performance, skin condition, patient comfort, and any complications (infiltration, leakage, dislodgment or poor adherence).
Dislodgment by mechanical means often results in injury or death because of their slow healing rate, absence of a blood coagulation mechanism, and stress (Armstrong et al.
Epidural analgesia was maintained for 72 hours postoperatively and patients were assessed for epidural catheter technical failure (catheter kinking, dislodgment or migration) after each analgesia request.
After explaining the risks and benefits of EP study, including the risk of dislodgment of the IVC filter, consent was obtained from the patient.
With the use of flexible bronchoscopy, we noted no distal dislodgment of tissue in the tracheobronchial tree.
The catheter is bidirectionally fixated within the gastroduodenal artery to prevent dislodgment.
The Attain family is a comprehensive portfolio of left-heart technologies supported by clinical evidence demonstrating low dislodgment and high implant success rates," said Marshall Stanton, M.
Patients with atrial fibrillation are at a greater risk for stroke due to the formation and dislodgment of clots in the left atrial appendage (LAA) of the heart.