Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Critical Care
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 452452, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/452452
Case Report

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Secondary to Ethanol Sclerotherapy for Renal Artery Embolization

Saint Joseph Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, 2900 N Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657, USA

Received 14 April 2014; Accepted 4 June 2014; Published 15 June 2014

Academic Editor: Chiara Lazzeri

Copyright © 2014 Raya Saba et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. K. Buchta, J. Sands, H. Rosenkrantz, and W. D. Roche, “Early mechanism of action of arterially infused alcohol U.S.P. in renal devitalization,” Radiology, vol. 145, no. 1, pp. 45–48, 1982. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. W. F. Yakes, L. Krauth, J. Ecklund et al., “Ethanol endovascular management of brain arteriovenous malformations: initial results,” Neurosurgery, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 1145–1154, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. W. F. Yakes, P. Rossi, and H. Odink, “How I do it. Arteriovenous malformation management,” CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 65–71, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. Y. S. Do, W. F. Yakes, S. W. Shin et al., “Ethanol embolization of arteriovenous malformations: interim results,” Radiology, vol. 235, no. 2, pp. 674–682, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. B.-B. Lee, Y. S. Do, W. Yakes, D. I. Kim, R. Mattassi, and W. S. Hyon, “Management of arteriovenous malformations: a multidisciplinary approach,” Journal of Vascular Surgery, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 590–600, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. B. S. Shin, Y. S. Do, B. B. Lee et al., “Multistage ethanol sclerotherapy of soft-tissue arteriovenous malformations: effect on pulmonary arterial pressure,” Radiology, vol. 235, no. 3, pp. 1072–1077, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. S. E. Mitchell, A. M. Shah, and D. Schwengel, “Pulmonary artery pressure changes during ethanol embolization procedures to treat vascular malformations: can cardiovascular collapse be predicted?” Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol. 17, no. 2, part 1, pp. 253–262, 2006. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. J. S. Ko, J. A. Kim, Y. S. Do et al., “Prediction of the effect of injected ethanol on pulmonary arterial pressure during sclerotherapy of arteriovenous malformations: relationship with dose of ethanol,” Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 39–45, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  9. J. S. Ko, C. S. Kim, B. S. Shin et al., “Changes in pulmonary artery pressures during ethanol sclerotherapy for arteriovenous malformations: identifying the most vulnerable period,” Clinical Radiology, vol. 66, no. 7, pp. 639–644, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. F. D. Hammer, L. M. Boon, P. Mathurin, and R. R. Vanwijck, “Ethanol sclerotherapy of venous malformations: evaluation of systemic ethanol contamination,” Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 595–600, 2001. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. K. P. Mason, E. Michna, D. Zurakowski, B. V. Koka, and P. E. Burrows, “Serum ethanol levels in children and adults after ethanol embolization or sclerotherapy for vascular anomalies,” Radiology, vol. 217, no. 1, pp. 127–132, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. B. S. Shin, Y. S. Do, H. S. Cho et al., “Effects of repeat bolus ethanol injections on cardiopulmonary hemodynamic changes during embolotherapy of arteriovenous malformations of the extremities,” Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 81–89, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  13. J. Baker, C. S. Yost, and C. U. Niemann, “Organ transplantation,” in Anesthesia, R. D. Miller, Ed., pp. 2267–2270, Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, 6th edition, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  14. D. T. Ginat, W. E. Saad, and U. C. Turba, “Transcatheter renal artery embolization: clinical applications and techniques,” Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 224–239, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  15. P. H. Lin, R. L. Bush, A. Eraso et al., “Intraoperative renal artery embolization with concomitant nephrectomy. A novel treatment approach for renal cell carcinoma with potential benefits of cost saving and reduction of postinfarction syndrome,” Endovascular Today, November 2005.
  16. J. R. Zack and H. Ferral, “Transient complete heart block complicating renal ethanol embolization,” Clinical Radiology, vol. 57, no. 9, pp. 853–860, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus