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Cholesterol Crystals in Embolic Debris are Associated with Postoperative Cerebral Embolism after Carotid Artery Stenting.

Cerebrovasc Dis 2019 Jan 2;46(5-6):242-248. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Department of Neurosurgery, Stroke Center, Ise Red Cross Hospital, Ise City, Japan.

Object: We investigated possible associations among the presence of cholesterol crystals in embolic debris, the proportions of debris components, and postoperative cerebral embolism in patients undergoing carotid artery stenting (CAS).

Methods: Sixty-seven consecutive procedures were performed for internal carotid artery stenosis with CAS at our hospital between November 2015 and February 2018. Procedures for emergency CAS for stroke in evolution or crescendo transient ischemic attack were excluded (n = 12). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000495795DOI Listing
January 2019

Polyunsaturated fatty acids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2018 11 27;11:CD012345. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, UK, NR4 7TJ.

Background: Evidence on the health effects of total polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) is equivocal. Fish oils are rich in omega-3 PUFA and plant oils in omega-6 PUFA. Evidence suggests that increasing PUFA-rich foods, supplements or supplemented foods can reduce serum cholesterol, but may increase body weight, so overall cardiovascular effects are unclear. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012345.pub3DOI Listing
November 2018

Cholesterol Crystal Embolization to the Kidney and to a Duodenal Leiomyoma.

ACG Case Rep J 2018 29;5:e62. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, NYU-Winthrop Hospital, Mineola, NY.

Cholesterol crystal embolism can be spontaneous or iatrogenic, and it can involve any organ of the gastrointestinal tract, presenting with common gastrointestinal symptoms such as bleeding, perforation, obstruction, and inflammation. It is therefore considered the "great masquerader," requiring a high level of suspicion because the condition is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. We present a 69-year-old man who presented with gastrointestinal bleeding and azotemia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/crj.2018.62DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6119206PMC
August 2018
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Utilizing Whole-Exome Sequencing to Characterize the Phenotypic Variability of Sickle Cell Disease.

Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 2018 Sep 5;22(9):561-567. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

4 Department of Pediatrics, King Abdullah Specialist Children's Hospital , King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia .

Background: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a monogenic disease that has wide variety of phenotypes with both and environmental factors contributing to its severity.

Methods: We performed whole-exome sequencing (WES) in 22 Saudi SCD patients to identify variants that could explain differences in disease phenotypes. All variants, except those that were benign and likely benign, described in the ClinVar database, were considered in our analysis. Read More

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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/gtmb.2018.0058
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/gtmb.2018.0058DOI Listing
September 2018
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Polyunsaturated fatty acids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2018 07 18;7:CD012345. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, UK, NR4 7TJ.

Background: Evidence on the health effects of total polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) is equivocal. Fish oils are rich in omega-3 PUFA and plant oils in omega-6 PUFA. Evidence suggests that increasing PUFA-rich foods, supplements or supplemented foods can reduce serum cholesterol, but may increase body weight, so overall cardiovascular effects are unclear. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/14651858.CD012345.pub2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD012345.pub2DOI Listing
July 2018
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Visible-free cholesterol crystal emboli adjacent to microinfarcts in myocardial capillaries and arterioles on H&E-stained frozen sections of an autopsied patient.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Jul 11;2018. Epub 2018 Jul 11.

Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, Osaka Gyoumeikan Hospital, Osaka, Japan.

The number of released free cholesterol crystal emboli (fCCE) and their role during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) have not been documented yet. Furthermore, fCCE manifesting in the coronary lumen following plaque rupture has been historically overlooked owing to the standard tissue preparation for light microscopy which uses ethanol as a dehydrating agent that can dissolve fCCE, leaving behind empty tissue. In this case report, we evaluated fCCE released during PCI for ACS and their relationship with myocardial injury and coronary artery obstruction on the H&E-stained sections by using polarised light microscopy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-225558DOI Listing
July 2018
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Novel Insights into Crystal-Induced Kidney Injury.

Kidney Dis (Basel) 2018 Jun 3;4(2):49-57. Epub 2018 Apr 3.

Division of Nephrology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik IV, Klinikum der Universität München, LMU Munich, Munich, Germany.

Background: The entity of crystal nephropathies encompasses a spectrum of different kidney injuries induced by crystal-formed intrinsic minerals, metabolites, and proteins or extrinsic dietary components and drug metabolites. Depending on the localization and dynamics of crystal deposition, the clinical presentation can be acute kidney injury, progressive chronic kidney disease, or renal colic.

Summary: The molecular mechanisms involving crystal-induced injury are diverse and remain poorly understood. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000487671DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6029228PMC
June 2018
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Plasma levels of high density lipoprotein cholesterol and outcomes in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.

PLoS One 2018 29;13(5):e0197700. Epub 2018 May 29.

Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America.

Background: High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (HDL-C) has various anti-inflammatory, anti-atherogenic, anti-oxidant and anti-coagulant properties that improve vascular function. The utility of HDL-C as a biomarker of severity and predictor of survival was described in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). No prior study has assessed the utility of HDL-C in patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH). Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5973565PMC
December 2018
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Midterm Outcomes of Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair with Carbon Dioxide-Guided Angiography.

Ann Vasc Surg 2018 Aug 6;51:170-176. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

Department of Surgery and Clinical Science, Division of Vascular Surgery, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan.

Background: Although iodinated contrast (IC) agents are commonly used in endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), perioperative use in patients with renal dysfunction or IC allergies is avoided. Carbon dioxide (CO)-guided angiography is a promising alternative. We aimed to evaluate short-term and midterm outcomes of EVAR using CO-guided angiography. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2018.02.036DOI Listing
August 2018
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Painful Erythematous-violaceous Toe: A Quiz.

Acta Derm Venereol 2018 Jul;98(7):719-720

Department of Dermatology, CHRU, Tours, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2340/00015555-2953DOI Listing
July 2018
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A case of anastomotic stenosis of the small intestine caused by cholesterol crystal embolism.

Surg Case Rep 2018 Apr 4;4(1):29. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Department of Surgical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.

Background: Cholesterol crystal embolism (CCE) is caused by small crystals of cholesterol dispersed from atherosclerotic plaques of the aorta. There is an increasing interest in CCE because of the increased use of endovascular treatments. Here, we report a rare case of intestinal stenosis caused by CCE after functional end-to-end anastomosis (FEEA). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40792-018-0442-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5884749PMC
April 2018
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Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Venous Thromboembolism Among Patients With Incident ANCA-Associated Vasculitis: A 20-Year Population-Based Cohort Study.

Mayo Clin Proc 2018 May 24;93(5):597-606. Epub 2018 Mar 24.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rochester, MN; INSERM UMR1227, Lymphocytes B et Autoimmunité, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, CHU de Brest, Brest, France.

Objective: To assess the cardiovascular disease (CVD) and venous thromboembolism (VTE) risks among patients with newly diagnosed antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA)-associated vasculitis (AAV).

Patients And Methods: A population-based incident AAV cohort of 58 patients diagnosed between 1996 and 2015 in Olmsted County, MN, was identified by medical record review. For each patient, 3 age- and sex-matched non-AAV comparators were randomly selected from the same population and assigned an index date corresponding to the AAV incidence date. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2018.02.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6057792PMC
May 2018
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Autopsy findings in an atypical case of occult massive fatal pulmonary embolism in a backdrop of hyperhomocysteinemia.

Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2018 Jan-Mar;61(1):116-119

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Military Hospital, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.

A 43-year-old apparently healthy male presented with fever and presyncope. He was suspected to have massive pulmonary thromboembolism based on the clinico-biochemical profile. Despite aggressive thrombolytic therapy, he succumbed to his illness within 12 h of admission. Read More

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http://www.ijpmonline.org/text.asp?2018/61/1/116/228160
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/IJPM.IJPM_165_17DOI Listing
November 2018
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Establishment and validation of a prediction model for ischemic stroke risks in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2018 Apr 16;138:220-228. Epub 2018 Feb 16.

School of Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Aims: A risk scoring system for predicting ischemic stroke incidence may identify type 2 diabetes patients at high risk for ischemic stroke who can benefit from preventive intervention programs. Such a risk scoring system can serve as a benchmark to test novel putative risk factors.

Methods: The study adopted a retrospective cohort, including 28,124 Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes aged 30-84 years during 2001-2004. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2018.01.034DOI Listing
April 2018
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Paraneoplastic acral vascular syndrome.

Cleve Clin J Med 2018 Feb;85(2):101-102

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3949/ccjm.85a.17007DOI Listing
February 2018
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Slender transradial iliac artery stenting using a 4.5 French guiding sheath.

Cardiovasc Interv Ther 2019 Jan 5;34(1):9-13. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

Department of Cardiology, Tokai University School of Medicine, 143 Shimokasuya, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan.

We previously reported safety and usefulness of transradial iliac artery stenting using 6 Fr guiding sheath. However, radial artery occlusion was a major limitation of this procedure. We analyzed the safety and utility of slender transradial iliac artery stenting using a 4. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12928-017-0506-5DOI Listing
January 2019
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Blue toe syndrome as a first sign of systemic sclerosis.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Jan 5;2018. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

Department of Internal Medicine, Ikazia Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

We describe an unusual case of blue toe syndrome as the primary and solitary manifestation of systemic sclerosis. The possible cause was long-term occupational exposure in construction work. Blue toe syndrome is a small vessel disease, characterised by the sudden development of painful, blue discolouration in one or more toes. Read More

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http://casereports.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bcr-2017-22161
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2017-221613DOI Listing
January 2018
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[A POEMS syndrome revealed by a blue toe syndrome].

Rev Med Interne 2018 Feb 26;39(2):127-129. Epub 2017 Dec 26.

Service de médecine vasculaire, hôpitaux de Brabois, CHRU de Nancy, 54500 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France; Inserm UMR-S 1116, université de Lorraine, 54000 Nancy, France.

Introduction: Arterial and venous thromboses occur in almost one in five patients with POEMS syndrome and usually in macrocirculation.

Case Report: We report a 67-year-old male with a POEMS syndrome who presented initially with a blue toe syndrome. He complained of Raynaud's syndrome and left foot paresthesia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.revmed.2017.09.005DOI Listing
February 2018
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Cholesterol embolization syndrome: An under-recognized entity in cardiovascular interventions.

J Interv Cardiol 2018 Jun 15;31(3):407-415. Epub 2017 Dec 15.

Department of Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Cholesterol embolization syndrome (CES) is a multi-systemic disease caused by embolization of atherosclerotic plaque contents from proximal large-caliber artery to distal small to medium arteries, occurring spontaneously or more commonly after vascular intervention. This report is a comprehensive review of the reported cases of CES found in our literature search. We discuss the risk factors, clinical manifestations, management, and prognosis of CES. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joic.12483DOI Listing
June 2018
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Impact of Additional Lipid-Lowering Therapy on New Ischemic Lesions of Diffusion-Weighted Imaging in Carotid Artery Stenting.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2018 Mar 2;27(3):764-770. Epub 2017 Nov 2.

Department of Neurosurgery, Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Himeji City, Hyogo, Japan.

Background: New ischemic lesions on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) are frequently found after carotid artery stenting (CAS) and sometimes cause neurologic deficit. We investigated the rate and the potential factor of new DWI lesions during the perioperative period of CAS in symptomatic patients at our institution.

Materials And Methods: Of 187 consecutive patients who underwent CAS (April 2013-August 2016), we investigated 60 symptomatic patients with artery-to-artery embolism from carotid plaque. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.10.009DOI Listing
March 2018
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Atrial fibrillation is associated with decreased total cerebral blood flow and brain perfusion.

Europace 2017 Aug 9. Epub 2017 Aug 9.

Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Vatnsmyrarvegur 16, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland.

Aims: Atrial fibrillation (AF) has been associated with cognitive impairment. Additionally, brain volume may be reduced in individuals with AF. Potential causes may include cerebral micro-embolism or reduced stroke volume due to the beat-to-beat variation in AF. Read More

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https://academic.oup.com/europace/article/20/8/1252/4079858
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/eux220DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6075509PMC
August 2017
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Cholesterol Crystal Embolism Induced by Direct Factor Xa Inhibitor: A First Case Report.

Intern Med 2018 Jan 25;57(1):71-74. Epub 2017 Sep 25.

Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan.

An 80-year-old man presented at our hospital with renal failure. He had been treated with edoxaban, an oral direct factor Xa inhibitor, for deep vein thrombosis for 10 months prior to admission. Although the pulses in his bilateral pedal arteries were palpable, cyanosis was present in the bilateral toes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.8660-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5799060PMC
January 2018
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Cholesterol embolism: it's always a good idea to look into the eye.

BMJ Case Rep 2017 Sep 21;2017. Epub 2017 Sep 21.

Department of Critical Care Medicine, Centro Policlinico Valencia "La Viña", Valencia, Venezuela.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2017-222128DOI Listing
September 2017
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Acute Global Testicular Infarction Post-EVAR from Cholesterol Embolisation can be Mistaken for Torsion.

EJVES Short Rep 2017 4;35:11-15. Epub 2017 Apr 4.

Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, WA, Australia.

Introduction: Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) is the most commonly used approach for treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). Testicular infarction is a rare complication of EVAR. A novel case of acute global testicular infarction post-EVAR from cholesterol embolisation mimicking torsion is presented. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvssr.2017.03.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5576229PMC
April 2017
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Multiple Brain Infarction Associated with Cholesterol Embolization Syndrome.

Intern Med 2017 09 21;56(18):2531-2533. Epub 2017 Aug 21.

Department of Nephrology, Toyohashi Municipal Hospital, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.8733-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5643188PMC
September 2017
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Statin use and venous thromboembolism in cancer: A large, active comparator, propensity score matched cohort study.

Thromb Res 2017 Oct 10;158:49-58. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Lexington, KY, USA; Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Florida College of Pharmacy, Gainesville, FL, USA. Electronic address:

Background: Statins have been shown to have a protective effect for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in the general population. This study sought to assess the association between statins and the risk for cancer-associated deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE).

Methods: Patients with newly diagnosed cancer were followed for up to one year in a healthcare claims database (2010-2013). Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00493848173044
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.thromres.2017.08.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5755594PMC
October 2017
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Multiple small intestinal ulcers associated with protein-losing enteropathy secondary to cholesterol crystal embolism:a case report.

Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 2017;114(8):1436-1445

Department of Histopathology and Cytology, Kyoto Second Red Cross Hospital.

A 78-year-old man with hypertension, nephrosclerosis, and angina pectoris visited his family doctor with a history of fatigue and leg edema. He had a history of percutaneous coronary intervention 5 years prior, and was taking low-dose aspirin. Blood tests revealed hypoalbuminemia, gastrointestinal Tc-HSA scintigraphy was positive, and alpha-1 antitrypsin clearance was high;therefore, the hypoalbuminemia was thought to be secondary to a protein-losing enteropathy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11405/nisshoshi.114.1436DOI Listing
January 2018
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Are the thiol/disulfide redox status and HDL cholesterol levels associated with pulmonary embolism?: Thiol/disulfide redox status in pulmonary embolism.

Clin Biochem 2017 Dec 29;50(18):1020-1024. Epub 2017 Jul 29.

Ankara Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2017.07.018DOI Listing
December 2017
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"Pseudo aortoiliac bifurcation" leading to significant plaque shifting in the endovascular treatment of an aortoiliac bifurcation lesion: a case report.

BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2017 07 4;17(1):179. Epub 2017 Jul 4.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

Background: Plaque shifting is a serious complication of endovascular treatment (EVT) for aortoiliac bifurcation lesions. It is challenging to predict the occurrence of unfavorable plaque shifting correctly.

Case Presentation: We report the case of an 88-year-old Japanese woman who experienced constant pain at rest in her left leg. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12872-017-0614-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5496138PMC
July 2017
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A 68-year-old man with a blue toe.

Cleve Clin J Med 2017 Jun;84(6):436-437

Department of General Medicine, Chiba University Hospital, Chiba, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3949/ccjm.84a.16059DOI Listing

Safety of low-molecular-weight heparin compared to unfractionated heparin in hemodialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMC Nephrol 2017 Jun 7;18(1):187. Epub 2017 Jun 7.

Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center, Montreal, Canada.

Background: Low molecular weight heparins (LMWH) have been extensively studied and became the treatment of choice for several indications including pulmonary embolism. While their efficacy in hemodialysis is considered similar to unfractionated heparin (UFH), their safety remains controversial mainly due to a risk of bioaccumulation in patients with renal impairment. The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the safety of LMWH when compared to UFH for extracorporeal circuit (ECC) anticoagulation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12882-017-0596-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5463373PMC
June 2017
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Cholesterol Crystal Embolism and Chronic Kidney Disease.

Int J Mol Sci 2017 May 24;18(6). Epub 2017 May 24.

Division of Nephrology, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200120, China.

Renal disease caused by cholesterol crystal embolism (CCE) occurs when cholesterol crystals become lodged in small renal arteries after small pieces of atheromatous plaques break off from the aorta or renal arteries and shower the downstream vascular bed. CCE is a multisystemic disease but kidneys are particularly vulnerable to atheroembolic disease, which can cause an acute, subacute, or chronic decline in renal function. This life-threatening disease may be underdiagnosed and overlooked as a cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among patients with advanced atherosclerosis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms18061120DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5485944PMC
May 2017
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Performing Anticoagulation: A Puzzling Case of Cholesterol Embolization Syndrome.

Clin Med Insights Case Rep 2017 17;10:1179547616684649. Epub 2017 Feb 17.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke-Shi, Japan.

The avoidance of any form of anticoagulation is advised in cases of cholesterol embolization syndrome (CES). We herein describe a case of CES in a man with a history of unprovoked pulmonary embolism for which warfarinization was performed. Despite anecdotal reports of successful anticoagulation in CES patients with certain indications, irreversible renal failure, which was sufficiently severe to require chronic hemodialysis, eventually developed in our patient. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1179547616684649DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5398301PMC
February 2017
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[Gastrointestinal bleeding secondary to cholesterol embolus polyp as the first manifestation of primary biliary cirrhosis in an older adult].

Rev Esp Geriatr Gerontol 2017 Sep - Oct;52(5):288-290. Epub 2017 Apr 28.

Servicio de Geriatría, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Albacete, Albacete, España. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0211139X173006
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.regg.2017.03.004DOI Listing
September 2018
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Nontraditional Lipid Variables Predict Recurrent Brain Ischemia in Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2017 Aug 13;26(8):1670-1677. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

Department of Neurology, University Hospital Donostia, San Sebastián, Spain; Faculty of Medicine, University of the Basque Country, Leioa, Spain.

Objective: The aims of this study are, first, to calculate the risk of brain ischemia recurrence and embolic source diagnosis in the follow-up of patients with ESUS (embolic stroke of undetermined source) and, second, to identify the predictors of these events including cardiologic, laboratory, and clinical factors.

Methods: A retrospective observational cohort study of stroke patients admitted to the stroke unit in a single tertiary hospital from 2012 to 2014 was performed. Patients fulfilling ESUS criteria were identified and followed by medical history review until March 2016. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.03.024DOI Listing
August 2017
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Pharmacological secondary prevention in patients with mesenterial artery atherosclerosis and arterial embolism.

Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 2017 Feb 28;31(1):105-109. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

Department of Vascular Diseases, Skåne University Hospital, 2-205 02 Malmö, Sweden. Electronic address:

Visceral arteries such as the coeliac (CA), superior mesenteric (SMA), and the inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) might be affected by atherosclerotic occlusive lesions with or without thrombosis or embolization causing ischaemic symptoms from the gastrointestinal tract. After treatment of an acute event, these patients should be offered both non-pharmacological and pharmacological secondary prevention to reduce risk for future ischaemic arterial manifestations. Patients with mesenteric ischaemia caused by atherosclerosis should be evaluated concerning platelet antiaggregation with low dose aspirin or clopidogrel, and those with cardioembolic disease should be recommended anticoagulant treatment with either warfarin or one of the direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC; apixaban, dabigatran, edoxaban, or rivaroxaban). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpg.2016.07.004DOI Listing
February 2017
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Vasculitic and autoimmune wounds.

J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2017 03 14;5(2):280-292. Epub 2016 Dec 14.

Division of Rheumatology, The George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, D.C.

Objective: Chronic wounds are a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Approximately 20% to 23% of nonhealing wounds that are refractory to vascular intervention have other causes, including vasculitis, pyoderma gangrenosum, and other autoimmune diseases. The purpose of this article was to review the literature across medical and surgical specialties with regard to refractory chronic wounds associated with vasculitis and autoimmune diseases and to delineate clinical outcomes of these wounds in response to vascular and other interventions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvsv.2016.09.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5319730PMC
March 2017
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Lipid levels and risk of recurrent venous thrombosis: results from the MEGA follow-up study.

J Thromb Haemost 2017 04 25;15(4):695-701. Epub 2017 Feb 25.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Essentials The role of lipid levels in the risk of recurrent venous thrombosis is unclear. Lipids were assessed in patients with a first venous thrombosis (n = 2106) followed for 6.9 years. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jth.13640DOI Listing
April 2017
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Patients with diabetes mellitus have better lipid profile results compared to the controls - a retrospective study on a group of patients hospitalized due to pulmonary embolism.

Przegl Lek 2017;74(2):53-6

Background: Pulmonary embolism is a clinical manifestation of venous thromboembolism (VTE), also comprising deep vein thrombosis. It is considered to be a consequence of environmental and genetic factors. The number of predisposing risk factors is high. Read More

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June 2018
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Successful treatment of a cutaneous ulcer due to cholesterol crystal embolization with topical basic fibroblast growth factor.

Eur J Dermatol 2017 04;27(2):182-183

Department of Dermatology Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku Nagoya 466-8550, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1684/ejd.2016.2920DOI Listing
April 2017
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Hydrophilic polymer embolization: another differential diagnosis of iatrogenic leg embolization after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

Cardiovasc Interv Ther 2017 Oct 9;32(4):401-404. Epub 2016 Nov 9.

Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, St. Luke's International Hospital, 5-12-3 Akashichou, Chuou-ku, Tokyo, 106-0085, Japan.

In daily practice, the iatrogenic complication hydrophilic polymer embolization (HPE) is under-recognized. An 86-year-old male experienced a distal foot embolization after transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Rashes appeared only in the access side foot just after the procedure. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12928-016-0441-xDOI Listing
October 2017
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Painful purple toes.

Cutis 2016 Sep;98(3):E8-E10

Department of Dermatology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan.

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September 2016
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Axillo-femoral bypass steal due to subclavian artery stenosis.

Heart Vessels 2016 Nov 5;31(11):1886-1888. Epub 2016 Mar 5.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, 5-7-1 Fujishiro-dai, Suita, Osaka, 565-8565, Japan.

Subclavian artery stenosis can cause a flow reversal-so-called steal-not only in the ipsilateral vertebral artery, but also in the internal mammary artery in patients with a history of coronary-artery bypass grafting. Subclavian artery stenosis is also associated with peripheral artery disease elsewhere. We report a novel finding of axillo-femoral bypass steal due to subclavian artery stenosis identified by vascular ultrasonography. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00380-016-0821-2DOI Listing
November 2016
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Spontaneous multivisceral cholesterol crystal embolism presenting as livedo reticularis.

Med Intensiva 2018 05 25;42(4):e4. Epub 2016 Oct 25.

Unidad de Cuidados Intensivos, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía, Córdoba, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medin.2016.08.006DOI Listing
May 2018
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Association Between Life's Simple 7 and Noncardiovascular Disease: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

J Am Heart Assoc 2016 10 20;5(10). Epub 2016 Oct 20.

Center for Healthcare Advancement and Outcomes, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, Florida International University, Miami, FL Department of Medicine, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Background: The American Heart Association introduced the Life's Simple 7 (LS7) metrics to assess and promote cardiovascular health. We examined the association between the LS7 metrics and noncardiovascular disease.

Methods And Results: We studied 6506 men and women aged between 45 and 84 years, enrolled in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.116.003954DOI Listing
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October 2016
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A fatty cause of acute renal failure.

Neth J Med 2016 Oct;74(8):365

Department of Internal Medicine, Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem, the Netherlands.

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October 2016
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IMAGES IN CLINICAL MEDICINE. Cholesterol Embolization after Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement.

N Engl J Med 2016 Sep;375(11):e25

Bichat Hospital, Paris, France

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMicm1514550DOI Listing
September 2016
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The Characteristics of Retinal Emboli and its Association With Vascular Reperfusion in Retinal Artery Occlusion.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2016 09;57(11):4589-98

Department of Ophthalmology Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, South Korea.

Purpose: To analyze the characteristics of retinal emboli and their association with vascular reperfusion in retinal artery occlusion (RAO).

Methods: In this retrospective comparative case series, we analyzed emboli in patients with acute central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) or branch retinal artery occlusion (BRAO) and visible emboli, and analyzed vascular reperfusion in patients with visible emboli causing blockage of perfusion. The patients were divided into emboli "movement" and "no movement" groups and their vascular reperfusion states were compared. Read More

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September 2016
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Thrombophilia in Klinefelter Syndrome With Deep Venous Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, and Mesenteric Artery Thrombosis on Testosterone Therapy: A Pilot Study.

Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 2017 Nov 24;23(8):973-979. Epub 2016 Sep 24.

2 The Cholesterol, Metabolism, and Thrombosis Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

We compared thrombophilia and hypofibrinolysis in 6 men with Klinefelter syndrome (KS), without previously known familial thrombophilia, who had sustained deep venous thrombosis (DVT)-pulmonary emboli (PE) or mesenteric artery thrombosis on testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). After the diagnosis of KS, TRT had been started in the 6 men at ages 11, 12, 13, 13, 19, and 48 years. After starting TRT, DVT-PE or mesenteric artery thrombosis was developed in 6 months, 1, 11, 11, 12, and 49 years. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1076029616665923DOI Listing
November 2017
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