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The other major clinical complication of this condition may present as retroperitoneal hemorrhage as a result of ruptured collateral vessels or mass effect of the paraspinal collateral circulation.
A potential evidence to explain the reason behind the devastating prognosis of coronary artery disease in uraemic patients: renal insufficiency is associated with poor coronary collateral vessel development.
If intravenous contrast is administered, intense enhancement of the basal nuclei can occur--either owing to infarction and breakdown of the blood-brain barrier or from visualisation of the collateral vessels coursing through them.
Sabah, "Impaired coronary collateral vessel development in patients with metabolic syndrome," Coronary Artery Disease, vol.
Second, if in the first step we did not achieve blood flow to the ulcer it is advisable to attempt the revascularization of another tibial vessel specifically related to the ulcer or indirectly-related through collateral vessels. Third, if it is not possible to obtain a direct line to the foot, a distal vein bypass has to be considered if feasible.
TABLE 3: Definition of the classification system used to quantify the collateral vessel number and size.
After placement of an infusion catheter, the patient was administered thrombolytic therapy for 2 days using urokinase, which resulted in reperfusion of the left subclavian vein, although angiography revealed interruption of the blood flow through the left internal jugular vein and inflow of contrast medium into the right subclavian vein via a collateral vessel. Pathologic examination of the removed thrombus revealed adenocarcinoma cells, suggestive of hematogenous dissemination from the ovarian cancer.
Clot Burden Score (CBS) and Pial Arterial Filling Score (PAF) were calculated on CTA to estimate length of occlusion and collateral vessel recruitment.
Also, angiographically visible collaterals represent only a fraction of the total collateral vessel amount.
For example, it is desirable during the proliferation of vessels and during responding to heart hypertrophy, collateral vessel growth with myocardial ischemia and vascular regeneration in atherosclerosis.
A coincidental finding during the angiogram was segmental total occlusion of the right external iliac artery with extensive collateral vessel development filling the femoral arteries.