International Archives of

Vascular MedicineISSN: 2690-3164

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2690-3164/1710005

Extensive Tissue Necrosis: A Rare but Catastrophic Complication of Sclerotherapy

Paul Robert Weaver

Article Type: Short Commentary | First Published: March 12, 2020

While sclerotherapy may seem safe, catastrophic complications have been reported, including local and systemic adverse reactions. For example, extensive tissue necrosis and cerebrovascular accident (stroke) Patient selection is vital and treating physicians should be aware of all potential complications and discuss them with their patients, prior to treatment, to obtain informed consent. Physicians also need to be prepared to manage catastrophic complications that could lead to amputation or dea...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2690-3164/1710004

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...

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