Internal Medicine Review Core Curriculum, Book 3: by Robert A. Hannaman (ed.)

By Robert A. Hannaman (ed.)

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Aneurysm of the popliteal artery can be diagnosed by U/S or CT scan. In patients with femoral G R or popliteal aneurysms, U/S (or computed tomography or magnetic resonance) imaging is recommended to Arteritis (connective tissue disease, Takayasu exclude contralateral femoral or popliteal aneurysms arteritis). and abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs). • Trauma (jackhammer hands). • Buerger disease (especially smoking males< 30 years old}-also called thromboangiitis obliterans. It involves medium and small arteries and often affects arteries of the wrists (positive Allen test) and hands.

Intraaortic balloon counterpulsation is indi­ cated in patients in cardiogenic shock after STEMI who do not quickly stabilize with pharmacological therapy or with a mechanical complication as a bridge to urgent revascularization and/or surgery. Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) therapy is indicated before discharge in patients who develop sustained ventricular tion more than tachycardia/ventricular fibrilla­ 48 hours after STEMI, provided the arrhythmia is not due to transient or reversible ischemia, reinfarction, or metabolic abnormalities.

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