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Neurosyphilis is a chronic, infectious disease of the central nervous system. Pial arteriovenous fistulae (PAVF) are rare vascular malformations. Both can cause vascular damage, but it is quite rare for both to present at the same time.
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Acquired pial arteriovenous fistula (pAVF) is an extremely rare intracranial vascular malformation with few case reports in the English literature. This study presents a thorough review and analysis o...
Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) are an uncommon pathology, and a sphenoparietal drainage pattern is certainly rare. We present a case of a de novo sphenoparietal dural arteriovenous ...
Pial arteriovenous fistulas (pAVFs) are abnormal vascular connections between arteries and the cranial venous system on the surface of the brain in the pia mater. Unlike vein of Galen aneurysmal malfo...
Occipital sinus (OS) dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) is extremely rare and we are aware of no case accompanied by cerebral hemorrhage. We present a case of OS DAVF presenting with cerebellar hemorr...
Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis (CVST) is always complicated with Dural Arteriovenous Fistula (DAVF) in clinical practice, although both of them are very rare cerebral vascular diseases. In this repo...
40000 patients are hemodialysis each year in France . In the case of chronic care, 78% of patients have an arteriovenous fistula. In order to perform the hemodialysis session, 2 technique...
Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the recommended vascular access for chronic hemodialysis, as it is associated with less mortality and better patency than arteriovenous graft (AVG) or centra...
A well-functioning vascular access is essential for effective hemodialysis. The native arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the preferred vascular access because of the lower thrombosis and infe...
Isometric exercise has been shown to increase the diameter and the blood flow rate of forearm veins.At present, more studies focus on the perioperative period to promote the maturation of ...
To provide information on the response of HIV infected, neurosyphilis patients to the currently recommended treatment for neurosyphilis; to determine whether possible co-infection with bot...
An abnormal direct communication between an artery and a vein without passing through the CAPILLARIES. An A-V fistula usually leads to the formation of a dilated sac-like connection, arteriovenous aneurysm. The locations and size of the shunts determine the degree of effects on the cardiovascular functions such as BLOOD PRESSURE and HEART RATE.
A vessel that directly interconnects an artery and a vein, and that acts as a shunt to bypass the capillary bed. Not to be confused with surgical anastomosis, nor with arteriovenous fistula.
Abnormal formation of blood vessels that shunt arterial blood directly into veins without passing through the CAPILLARIES. They usually are crooked, dilated, and with thick vessel walls. A common type is the congenital arteriovenous fistula. The lack of blood flow and oxygen in the capillaries can lead to tissue damage in the affected areas.
An abnormal anatomical passage between the INTESTINE, and another segment of the intestine or other organs. External intestinal fistula is connected to the SKIN (enterocutaneous fistula). Internal intestinal fistula can be connected to a number of organs, such as STOMACH (gastrocolic fistula), the BILIARY TRACT (cholecystoduodenal fistula), or the URINARY BLADDER of the URINARY TRACT (colovesical fistula). Risk factors include inflammatory processes, cancer, radiation treatment, and surgical misadventures (MEDICAL ERRORS).
An abnormal anatomical passage that connects the VAGINA to other organs, such as the bladder (VESICOVAGINAL FISTULA) or the rectum (RECTOVAGINAL FISTULA).
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Blood is a specialized bodily fluid that delivers necessary substances to the body's cells (in animals) – such as nutrients and oxygen – and transports waste products away from those same cells. In vertebrates, it is composed of blo...
Vascular relates to blood vessels (Oxford Medical Dictionary) and can be used to describe the supply of blood, a disease affecting the blood vessels or molecules associated with these structures. For example, <!--LGfEGNT2Lhm-->atherosclerosis ...