steal syndrome


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Related to steal syndrome: subclavian artery, Still Syndrome
A symptom complex that occurs whenever there are extensive anastomoses between 2 vascular beds, and the arterial supply to one of the beds is stenosed or occluded, resulting in diversion of blood to the other vascular bed

steal syndrome

Steal, vascular steal syndrome Any Sx complex seen when there are extensive anastomoses between 2 vascular beds, and the arterial supply to one is stenosed or occluded, resulting in diversion of blood to the other vascular bed. See Coronary steal, Reverse cerebral steal. Cf 'Robin hood' syndrome.
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When the history and physical exam suggest ischemic ulceration, then thromboembolism, thoracic outlet syndrome, vasculitis, atherosclerosis, and steal syndrome become more likely causes.
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Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the left subclavian artery to prevent or treat the coronary-subclavian steal syndrome.
Myocardial thievery: The coronary-subclavian steal syndrome.
The findings were conclusive of subclavian steal syndrome secondary to occlusion of proximal left subclavian artery due to atherosclerosis.
Carotico-subclavian bypass grafting was planned with diagnosis of coronary subclavian steal syndrome.
Subclavian Steal Syndrome (SSS) is a condition that results from subclavian artery stenosis proximal to the origin of the vertebral artery.
Nevertheless, there have been ongoing debates on the existence of first branch steal syndrome where some authors claim that the untied side branches of LIMA may cause steal syndrome whereas some others disagree (3-6).
Typically, grafts and upper arm fistulae are responsible for most of the cases of steal syndrome.
Although coronary-subclavian steal syndrome due to subclavian stenosis is an uncommon but known complication following CABG using LIMA, restenosis of stented subclavian artery is a rare cause of coronary-subclavian steal syndrome.
The most common vascular grafts in use today, upper extremity AV grafts, have high rates of failure due to thrombosis, stenosis, infection, and steal syndrome.
INTRODUCTION: The subclavian steal syndrome (SSS) refers to a vascular disorder in which there is occlusion or stenosis of the subclavian artery proximal to the vertebral artery origin (which is the subclavian artery) leads to altered vascular haemodynamics resulting in retrograde blood flow in the ipsilateral vertebral artery toward the upper arm, distal to the subclavian artery narrowing, where decreased blood pressure had been established.