Case Report and Brief Review

ABSTRACT: Aortic graft infection is a rare but lethal complication of aortic surgery. Standard treatment consists of sepsis control by graft excision, antibiotics, and securing flow to distal circulation. We describe 2 patients with a proven… | Read More

ABSTRACT: Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is rarely performed in the pediatric population for obstructive coronary disease occurring secondary to non-atherosclerotic conditions. We report two cases of children treated with PCI utilizing… | Read More

ABSTRACT: Purpose. Two cases of exsanguinating cervical hemorrhage with sudden airway compromise secondary to recurrent tumor erosion into the left common carotid artery treated expeditiously (<30 minutes) with covered stent placement are… | Read More

ABSTRACT: Percutaneous balloon and stent angioplasty for aortic obstructions has become part of the routine armamentarium in dealing with vascular obstructions. Deployment of balloon expandable stents requires a good understanding of the underlying… | Read More

AbstractPercutaneous intervention of renal artery stenosis improves control of hypertension and to some extent, stemming progressive renal dysfunction. Dual blood supply of a kidney through 2 separate renal arteries occurs in almost 25% of the… | Read More

AbstractCarotid artery stenting (CAS) is the treatment of choice in high-risk patients with extracranial carotid occlusive disease.1 Bradycardia and hypotension are well-recognized complications of this procedure and are often transient and self-… | Read More

AbstractWe present a case of coronary subclavian steal syndrome due to severely calcified left subclavian artery and prior patent left internal mammary artery (LIMA) to distal left anterior descending artery (LAD). Our patient underwent percutaneous… | Read More

AbstractAcute hand ischemia is an infrequent clinical entity. We describe a unique case of acute unilateral hand ischemia occurring while being treated for septic shock initially caused by a Recluse spider bite on the opposite forearm.VASCULAR… | Read More

AbstractBlunt traumatic aortic injury in the pediatric population is exceedingly rare. Few reports or series exist regarding the optimal management of traumatic aortic disruption in the pediatric age group. We report a case of a 10-year-old male… | Read More

AbstractSubclavian artery aneurysms (SAA) are very uncommon and occur in <1% of the population. The first case ever identified in the Bahamas is presented because the etiology is unclear at this time. The aneurysm was repaired by a single… | Read More