Slight Increases of Phosphorus and Sulfur in Human First Septal Perforator Branches of the Left Anterior Descending Artery with Aging
Yoshiyuki Tohno, Setsuko Tohno, Takeshi Minami, Nutcharin Pakdeewong-Ongkana, Noppadol Phasukdee and Pasuk Mahakkanukrauh
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: March 12, 2020
To elucidate age-related changes of the first septal perforator branch (FSB), the authors investigated age-related changes of elements in the FSBs by direct chemical analysis. In addition, the effects of different arterial sizes and genders on element accumulation were investigated in the FSBs. Sixty-two formalin-fixed adult Thai hearts were used and the FSBs were carefully dissected in the hearts. After the arteries were incinerated with nitric acid and perchloric acid, element contents were de...
Superficial Temporal Artery Pseudoaneurysm Following a Traumatic Haircut
Matthew L Carnevale, John Phair, Eric B Trestman, Gregory Dickinson and Michael J Vitti
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: Augsut 08, 2018
Superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysms are well known to occur following blunt trauma to the forehead, but their manifestation after penetrating trauma is considerably less often reported. A middle-aged male presented with a pulsatile mass on his forehead that had been growing slowly. He reports being accidentally cut by his barber in that location 2-3 months prior. This was determined to be a superficial temporal artery aneurysm by physical diagnosis. The aneurysm was surgically resected, ...