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PORTLAND, ORE. – New study results provide information about the types of skin lesions that are a marker for disease severity in patients with...
From the Journals
Almost three-quarters of patients were transitioned to palliative care; of those, 14% presented with an advanced directive and 28% received a...
Chronic mesenteric ischemia is best treated in an open operation. Chronic mesenteric ischemia is a rare disorder accounting for about 1 out of 100...
From the Journals
One-year survival without liver transplant was far more likely when transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) with covered stents were...
Key clinical point: Performing a Whipple on borderline T3 lesions with vascular invasion may allow for an increased amount of surgical resections....
Key clinical point: Octogenarians with TAAAs present more challenges than younger individuals and their outcomes vary greatly according to the...
From the Editor
"I propose it is time for us to embrace our surgical prowess rather than to treat open procedures like Cinderella’s ugly sisters."
Carotid Disease & Stroke
- HOPE-3 wades into fray regarding optimal blood pressure targets
- Obesity paradox slings its weight around in atrial fibrillation
- LDL levels below 10 mg/dL shown safe, effective
- How to apply SPRINT findings to elderly patients
- Rheumatoid arthritis characteristics make large contribution to cardiovascular risk
- ANCA-associated vasculitis appears to increase risk of stroke, death
- Very-low-volume vascular surgery practice linked to worse outcomes
- Transradial PCI in acute coronary syndrome causes less kidney damage
- Muscle-related AEs reported in statin trial suggest ‘nocebo’ effect
- Vascular surgeons underutilize palliative care planning