» Aortoiliac Endarterectomy: A Useful Tool in Modern Vascular Practice
19/05/20 00:00 from Annals of Vascular Surgery
Aortoiliac endarterectomy was the standard treatment for aortoiliac occlusive disease prior to the availability of prosthetic graft material for aorto-bifemoral bypass, although the number of patients appropriate for this repair continue...

» Underutilization of Non Opioid Pain Medication in Patients Undergoing AAA Repair
19/05/20 00:00 from Annals of Vascular Surgery
With increased focus on the opioid crisis, it was our goal to describe rates and risk factors for postoperative use of opioids in patients undergoing AAA repair as well as identify pain modalities that are underutilized.

» Online Ratings for Vascular Interventional Proceduralists Vary by Physician Specialty
19/05/20 00:00 from Annals of Vascular Surgery
Multiple specialties offer vascular interventional care creating potential competition for referrals and procedures. At the same time, patient/consumer ratings have become more impactful for physicians who perform vascular procedures. We...

» Surgical thromboendarterectomy for free-floating thrombus associated with cervical carotid artery dissection: A case report
18/05/20 00:00 from Annals of Vascular Surgery
Free-floating thrombus (FFT) of the cervical carotid artery is a rare but critical condition leading to stroke. The most common underlying pathology is atherosclerotic plaque; non-atherosclerotic pathologies are much rarer. Here we repor...

» Jugular Venous Aneurysm
18/05/20 00:00 from Annals of Vascular Surgery
Jugular venous aneurysms are uncommon and can involve the internal, external and anterior jugular veins. These aneurysms may be congenital or acquired secondary to malignancy, inflammation, trauma or arteriovenous fistulas. Treatment str...

» The safety of EVAS surgical conversion in a comparative monocentric analysis
18/05/20 00:00 from Annals of Vascular Surgery
Endovascular aneurysm sealing (EVAS) was a widespread technology to treat abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). However, the particular morphology and structure of this Endoprosthesis predisposed to proximal sealing defects with a high rate o...

» Surgical Treatment Of Vertebral Artery Stenosis: An Overlooked Surgery With Low Morbidity
18/05/20 00:00 from Annals of Vascular Surgery
Vertebral artery (VA) stenosis as a cause of ischemic events and its surgical treatment is an overlooked subject. After reporting our initial results, the results of VA stenosis operations and the follow-up studies are analyzed.

» Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair requiring left-sided inferior vena cava interposition
18/05/20 00:00 from Annals of Vascular Surgery
We describe a case of open repair of a non-ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in a patient with left-sided inferior vena cava (IVC) requiring IVC transection and reconstruction with interposition graft

» Lymphangiography with or without Embolization for the Treatment of Postoperative Lymphatic Leak of the Abdomen and Pelvis: a Case Series and Systematic Review
18/05/20 00:00 from Annals of Vascular Surgery
Lymphatic interventions have recently been increasingly used for treating lymphatic leak of the abdomen and pelvis. This retrospective case study series and systematic review evaluated the efficacy and safety of lymphatic interventions f...

» Predictors and Consequences of Loss to Follow-up after Vascular Surgery
18/05/20 00:00 from Annals of Vascular Surgery
Loss to follow-up (LTF) after surgery impacts quality of care and can adversely affect short- and long-term clinical outcomes. This study identifies modifiable factors contributing to LTF after vascular surgery and the factors’ effect on...

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