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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Signs and symptoms of ischemic steal syndrome are initially subtle and include extremity coolness, neurosensory changes, intrinsic muscle weakness, ulceration, and ultimately, gangrene of the affected extremity.
Plication as Primary Treatment of Steal Syndrome in Arteriovenous Fistulas.
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the left subclavian artery to prevent or treat the coronary-subclavian steal syndrome. Am J Cardiol 1996; 78: 687-690.
One patient had a clinically significant steal syndrome and had an angioplasty of a brachial artery stenosis.
Natural history of subclavian steal syndrome. Am Surg 1988; 54:643-4.
Key words: Subclavian artery, Vertebral artery, Circle of Willis, Subclavian artery steal syndrome.
The findings were suggestive of Complete/Stage III subclavian steal syndrome and MDCT angiography of the neck vessels was advised.
Carotico-subclavian bypass grafting was planned with diagnosis of coronary subclavian steal syndrome. Carotid arteries was evaluated as normal in coloured Doppler ultrasonography.
This untied LIMA branch was suspected of causing coronary steal syndrome and was held responsible for the angina pectoris.