vascular sling

vascular sling

A rare congenital malformation in which the left pulmonary artery arises from the right pulmonary artery, crossing to the left side, and insinuates itself between the trachea and esophagus, forming a 'sling' around the trachea Clinical Tracheal stenosis–stridor, wheezing, choking Treatment Surgery
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Innominate artery compression of the trachea represents the most common cause of airway compression by a vascular sling.
The patient was stabilized and underwent magnetic resonance imaging and angiography of the neck and chest, which showed recurrence of the vascular sling (Figs.
Pulmonary vascular slings were first defined in 1958 (1) by Contro et al and recognized as a rare cause of congenital bronchobstruction.
10,11) It has been demonstrated that chest X-ray films are the least sensitive for detecting vascular slings, but they are still the first line examination modality, occasionally revealing compression of the trachea and/or mainstem bronchus.
The iliac vessels, which had been compressed by the displaced acetabular cup and screws, were secured with vascular slings.
For example, there has been a documented increase in occurrence with cardiovascular abnormalities, including vascular slings and intracardiac lesions.
Contract notice: Repair of vascular slings lifting and hoisting ropes for branch coal company sa in 2014-2015.
Contract award: repair of vascular slings lifting and hoisting ropes for branch coal company sa in the years 2014-2015.