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Transcranial Doppler findings during thoracic endovascular aortic repair.
OBJECTIVE Thoracic endograft placement has become an acceptable treatment alternative to open repair of the thoracic aorta. Cerebral embolization when manipulating the aortic arch during cardiacExpand
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Arteriovenous fistula patency in the 3 years following vonapanitase and placebo treatment
Objective: This study explored the long‐term outcomes of arteriovenous fistulas treated with vonapanitase (recombinant human elastase) at the time of surgical creation. Methods: This was aExpand
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Prophylactic distal revascularization and interval ligation procedure during femoral vein transposition fistula creation in patients at high risk for ischemic complications.
Femoral vein transposition arteriovenous fistula (FVt AVF) is a viable autologous option when upper extremity dialysis access sites have become compromised. High volume flow through the AVF can leadExpand
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Incorporating simulation in vascular surgery education.
The traditional apprenticeship model introduced by Halsted of "learning by doing" may just not be valid in the modern practice of vascular surgery. The model is often criticized for being somewhatExpand
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Surgical management of hemodialysis-related central venous occlusive disease: a treatment algorithm.
BACKGROUND Creation and preservation of dialysis access in patients with central venous occlusive disease (CVOD) is a complex problem. The surgical approach and decision-making process remains poorlyExpand
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Impact of metabolic syndrome on the outcomes of superficial femoral artery interventions.
BACKGROUND Metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) is an epidemic in the United States and is associated with early onset of atherosclerosis, increased thrombotic events, and increased complications afterExpand
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Left common iliac artery to inferior vena cava abdominal wall arteriovenous graft for hemodialysis access.
We describe a novel arteriovenous graft configuration in the abdominal wall for hemodialysis in a 51-year-old woman with sickle cell disease. Upper extremity access sites were exhausted, andExpand
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Endoprothèses de l’aorte thoracique pour dissections aortiques de type B
Objectif Le traitement endovasculaire de l’aorte thoracique (TEVAR) s’est impose comme une modalite therapeutique adaptee aux dissections aortiques. Nous rapportons notre experience de traitementExpand
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Open Arterial Revascularization Of The Critically Ischemic Foot Using Arterial Homograft
BACKGROUND : Revascularization alternatives for patients with critical limb ischemia and without adequate autogenous vein remain challenging. We reviewed our experience with the use of arterialExpand
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Complex left profunda femoris vein to renal vein bypass for the management of progressive chronic iliofemoral occlusion.
Chronic occlusions of the inferior vena cava (IVC) and iliofemoral veins are long-term sequelae of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) that can lead to postthrombotic syndrome (PTS). Patients may presentExpand
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