» A Modified Schmidt Technique for Technically Demanding Retrograde Puncture and Recanalisation
02/03/21 00:00 from European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Retrograde puncture and recanalisation of below knee arteries (BTK) is a well known technique first described by Schmidt et al. This useful method aims to facilitate angioplasty in these otherwise inaccessible vessels when antegrade reca...

» Surgical Embolectomy of the Aortic Bifurcation: A Historical but Lifesaving Alternative Procedure
02/03/21 00:00 from European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

» Early and Late Outcomes after Transcarotid Revascularisation for Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
02/03/21 00:00 from European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Transcarotid/transcervical revascularisation (TCAR) is an alternative to carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and transfemoral carotid stenting (tfCAS). This review aimed to evaluate pooled data on patients undergoing TCAR.

» Doxycycline is not Effective in Reducing Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Growth: A Mini Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials
02/03/21 00:00 from European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Despite extensive study, no effective drug treatment has been found for prevention of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).1 Furthermore, no treatment has been able to reduce or halt the growth of AAAs.1

» Outcomes of Conservative Treatment in Patients with Chronic Limb Threatening Ischaemia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
02/03/21 00:00 from European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Critical limb threatening ischaemia (CLTI) is the most severe form of peripheral arterial disease. International guidelines recommend arterial revascularisation in patients with CLTI. However, these patients are often fragile elderly peo...

» Remembering an Old Technique: Retroscrotal Perineal Femorofemoral Bypass for Ischaemic Ulcer of the Anterior Thigh
26/02/21 00:00 from European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

» The Crossed Legs, “Ballerina” (or “Johnnie Walker’) Configuration: A Solution or Bottle Neck in Endovascular Aneurysm Repair?
26/02/21 00:00 from European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
In this issue of EJVES, Wang et al.1 describe their experience of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) with the crossed limb configuration vs. the standard limb configuration. This report is of interest because the authors included a sign...

» Safety and Efficacy of Vacuum Assisted Thrombo-Aspiration in Patients with Acute Lower Limb Ischaemia: The INDIAN Trial
26/02/21 00:00 from European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
The aim was to evaluate the short term safety and effectiveness of the Penumbra/Indigo aspiration thrombectomy Systems (Penumbra Inc.) in patients with acute lower limb ischaemia. (ALLI). Recently, endovascular vacuum assisted thrombecto...

» Off the Shelf Fenestrated Stent Grafts: “Mind The Gap?”
25/02/21 00:00 from European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
In the current issue of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Sveinsson et al. report for the first time the long term outcome of “off the shelf” (OTS) fenestrated endografts for the treatment of juxtarenal abdominal...

» Traumatic Aortic Dissection Complicating Retrieval of an Embolised Atrial Septal Defect Closure Device
25/02/21 00:00 from European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

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