Issue 5 Articles
Anesthetic Management of a Parturient with a History of Primary Spinal Malignant Melanoma
Case Report
1.1. Background: Primary CNS malignant melanomas are quite rare as they account for 1% of allCNS tumors. The potential presence of spinal cord malignancies is worrisome when consideringneuraxial techniques due to possible complications.
Surgical Treatment for Iatrogenic Intrathoracic Subclavian Artery Aneurysm
Case Report
Subclavian artery aneurysms (SAAs) are not common but with possible limb and life threatening complications. The present report describes a case of a large right iatrogenic subclavian artery aneu- rysm presenting with back pain, successfully treated with aneurysmectomy and graft interposition through a median sternotomy.
Infectious Aortitis Complicated By Type B Intramural Hematoma
Case Report
An 83-year-old woman was admission due to intermittent fever for 1 week. Her temperature was 38.5°C, chest X-ray demonstrated tortuosity of aorta with calcification of aortic arch. Her blood cul- tures subsequently all grew Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Echocardiography revealed no vegetation. The symptoms of chest tightness and shortness of...
Portosystemic Shunt for Treatment of Symptomatic Varices in Polycythemia Vera Patient: A Case Report Doe
Case Report
Myeloproliferative disorders are commonly associated with portal vein thrombosis, which can lead to extensive and symptomatic variceal disease due to the development of noncirrhotic portal hy- pertension. In severe cases, a decline in liver synthetic function may indicate the need for liver transplantation. We report the case of a 51...

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