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1. Double retroaortic left renal veins as a possible cause of pelvic congestion syndrome: imaging findings in two patients.
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Pelvic congestion syndrome is characterized by chronic pelvic pain and varicose veins around the uterus and ovaries. We report two cases of double retroaortic left renal vein, associated with left-sided pelvic congestion syndrome, diagnosed by CT and confirmed by clinical findings and colour Doppler ultrasound. Double retroaortic left renal veins may be a contributing factor for the development of left pelvic congestion syndrome. This is the first report of double retroaortic left renal vein and associated pelvic congestion syndrome. Publication Types: Case ... Read More »
» Published in Br J Radiol. 2006 Oct;79(946):e152-5.
2. Thromboembolic Disease after Total Hip Arthroplasty: Who is at Risk?
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The strong activation of the clotting cascade that occurs during total hip arthroplasty places patients at increased risk for venous thromboembolism. The risk is higher in those patients with the following predisposing factors, listed in approximate order of importance: hip fracture; malignancy, particularly if associated with chemotherapy; antiphospholipid syndrome; immobility; history of venous thromboembolism; administration of tamoxifen; raloxifene; oral contraceptives or estrogen; morbid obesity; stroke; atherosclerosis; and an American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status ... Read More »
» Published in Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Sep 21;
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