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The Society for Vascular Surgery practice guidelines on the care of patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm
Background Decision‐making related to the care of patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is complex. Aneurysms present with varying risks of rupture, and patient‐specific factors influenceExpand
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Totally percutaneous aortic aneurysm repair: experience and prudence.
OBJECTIVE Totally percutaneous aortic aneurysm repair has been shown to be technically feasible, with low morbidity. Complications from percutaneous arterial closure are not insignificant, however,Expand
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Limb salvage and outcomes among patients with traumatic popliteal vascular injury: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank.
PURPOSE Popliteal arterial trauma carries the greatest risk of limb loss of any peripheral vascular injury. The purpose of this study was to analyze outcomes after popliteal arterial injuries andExpand
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Atherosclerosis as Inflammation
Atherosclerosis has traditionally been attributed to disordered cholesterol metabolism with associated accumulation of lipid substrate in the arterial wall. It is now believed that systemic and localExpand
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Application of the Mangled Extremity Severity Score in a combat setting.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the Mangled Extremity Severity Score (MESS) in a combat setting. METHODS Data on extremity injuries were collected from a forward surgical team. MESSExpand
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A new classification scheme for treating blunt aortic injury.
BACKGROUND There are numerous questions about the treatment of blunt aortic injury (BAI), including the management of small intimal tears, what injury characteristics are predictive of death fromExpand
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Blunt abdominal aortic injury.
BACKGROUND Blunt abdominal aortic injury (BAAI) is a rare injury with less than 200 cases in the current reported world literature, mostly in case report format. We sought to describe the experienceExpand
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Expanding use of emergency endovascular repair for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: disparities in outcomes from a nationwide perspective.
BACKGROUND Endovascular repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) has become widely accepted in the elective setting but remains controversial for emergency repair of ruptured aneurysmsExpand
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Functional and survival outcomes in traumatic blunt thoracic aortic injuries: An analysis of the National Trauma Databank.
OBJECTIVE Blunt thoracic aortic injury (BAI) remains a leading cause of trauma deaths, and off-label use of endovascular devices has been increasingly utilized in an effort to reduce the morbidityExpand
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