Dimitris Athanasiadis

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AIM The effect of remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC) in decreasing renal ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) during a suprarenal aortic cross-clamping was examined in a swine model. MATERIALS AND METHODS Four groups of pigs were examined: (a) ischemia-reperfusion (IR) group, renal IRI produced by 30 min of supraceliac aortic cross-clamping; (b) RIPC I(More)
Patency of femoropopliteal vein bypass above the knee has been estimated between 69% and 77% at 5 years. This article reports a case of a patent femoropopliteal vein bypass 45 years after implantation without any reintervention. The morphologic alterations observed after 45 years at this vein bypass graft are additionally discussed.
PURPOSE To report endovascular treatment of a symptomatic type V thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) using the combined techniques of endovascular aneurysm sealing and parallel stent-grafts. CASE REPORT A 70-year-old man was referred with a symptomatic type V TAAA. The Nellix EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing (EVAS) System was used in combination with 2(More)
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