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Methods: We retrospectively reviewed 1112 patients who underwent CAG testing within 30 days before the cardiac surgery in this research. Results: AKI's incidence was 40. 8%, with cystatin C level being 1. 260 mg/L. Patients undergoing CAG, age, body mass index, cardiopulmonary time, and the time interval between preoperative CAG examination and cardiac surgery within 48 hours were all reported to be independent predictors of postoperative AKI. AKI in patients undergoing preoperative CAG within 48 hours was 11. 2% higher than in those who did not have a 48 hour onset. Patients undergoing valve surgery with or without coronary artery bypass grafting demonstrated a higher AKI risk than those only accepting CABG. Patients with AKI who developed AKI were in-hospital stays for two days longer than those who did not have AKI.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.4777
Both transfemoral and transbrachial arterial routes could not be used in this 5-year-old girl with PHACE syndrome, as a result of aortic disruption and aneurysmal dilation, as well as tiny looping of the proximal portion of bilateral subdian arteries. Through the patent foramen ovale, the catheter was then elevated to the left ventricle and then to the ascending aorta. The bilateral common carotid angiography was performed with no difficulties.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.3171/2012.10.peds12170
We sought to: examine the incidence of subclinical AF, NCP, and AAA; and reclassify the etiology accordingly; and compare the clinical characteristics of patients with reclassified etiology with those with confirmed cryptogenic stroke. Methods were retrospectively reviewed of patients hospitalized for cryptogenic stroke between January 2018 and February 2021. To determine NCP and AAA, Baseline calculated tomography angiography and re-evaluated baseline angiography. During the initial investigation, only patients with milder AAA were included because aortic plaques with ulceration/intraluminal thrombus were deemed pathogenetic. Patients with a u201ctrue cryptogenicu201d stroke were compared to those with reclassified etiology. Patients with true cryptogenic stroke were younger than those with reclassified etiology. Discussion One or two potential clandestine stroke sources can be identified in half of the patients with a cryptogenic stroke after long-term cardiac monitoring and targeted CTA re-assessment.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00415-022-11370-x
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