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Primary leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is a rare soft tissue sarcoma. Techniques for caval reconstruction after tumor resection vary widely. Our single-center experience serves as one of the largest reviews of caval reconstruction using polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) interposition grafts published in the past 10 years.
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Name: Annals of vascular surgery
The use of the stomach as an esophageal substitute after esophagectomy is the most commonly accepted as the standard. The colon and supercharged pedicled jejunum are acceptable options for esophageal ...
Few studies on gastric tube interposition for esophageal reconstruction in children have assessed the long-term outcomes and quality of life (QoL). The aim of this study is to evaluate the long-term o...
Revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction remains a challenge, especially optimising outcome for patients with a compromised knee where previous autogenous tissue has been used for reconstruc...
The study's primary aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of thermal imaging (TI) and its secondary aim was to compare TI and indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence angiography, with respect to the eval...
Nipple-areolar complex reconstruction represents the final step in breast reconstruction. However, there is no gold standard nipple reconstruction technique that addresses the issue of blood circulati...
A Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Standard Ligament Reconstruction Tendon Interposition (LRTI) VS Ligament Reconstruction Tendon Interposition (LRTI) With an Interference Screw for Thumb Carpometacarpal Arthritis - Pilot Study
A Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Standard Ligament Reconstruction Tendon Interposition (LRTI) VS Ligament Reconstruction Tendon Interposition (LRTI) with an interference screw for ...
The study is a prospective, non-randomised, open label clinical study to assess the safety of the Bioabsorbable Pulmonary Valved (PV) conduit (PV-001) in subjects > 2 years and < 22 years ...
The Mayo Clinic Conduit Report Card Questionnaires have been created in order to have a consistent evaluation tools for patients undergoing esophagectomy or esophageal reconstruction in or...
The aim is to compare effective growth true hypoplastic pulmonary arteries using Right Ventricle Outflow Tract Reconstruction by femoral allogenic vein valve conduit and modified Blalock-T...
This is a multi-center prospective, single-arm, non-randomized, open label study to assess feasibility of the Xeltis Bioabsorbable Pulmonary Valved Conduit in subjects requiring Right Vent...
Polymer of polytetrafluoroethylene and carbon filaments; porous biocompatible material used in orofacial and middle ear reconstruction and as coating for metal implants.
A procedure in which total right atrial or total caval blood flow is channeled directly into the pulmonary artery or into a small right ventricle that serves only as a conduit. The principal congenital malformations for which this operation is useful are TRICUSPID ATRESIA and single ventricle with pulmonary stenosis.
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.
Interposition of a portion of the colon (e.g., SIGMOID COLON) between the liver and the diaphragm. It is associated with abdominal pain, vomiting, constipation, anorexia and volvulus. Chilaiditi anomaly refers to asymptomatic interposition.
Surgical venous shunt between the portal and systemic circulation to effect decompression of the portal circulation. It is performed primarily in the treatment of bleeding esophageal varices resulting from portal hypertension. Types of shunt include portacaval, splenorenal, mesocaval, splenocaval, left gastric-caval (coronary-caval), portarenal, umbilicorenal, and umbilicocaval.