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Laparoscopic treatment of Mirizzi syndrome: a systematic review
BackgroundThis article reviews the feasibility of the laparoscopic treatment of Mirizzi syndrome and determines the associated risks and complications of this technique.MethodsAn electronic search ofExpand
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Hybrid treatment of complex aortic arch disease with supra-aortic debranching and endovascular stent graft repair.
BACKGROUND Aortic arch disease has conventionally been the domain of open surgical repair. Hybrid open and endovascular repair has evolved as an alternative, less invasive, treatment option withExpand
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A meta-analysis of outcomes of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair in patients with hostile and friendly neck anatomy.
BACKGROUND An increasing number of abdominal aortic aneurysms with unfavorable proximal neck anatomy are treated with standard endograft devices. Skepticism exists with regard to the safety andExpand
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Lower-extremity arteriovenous access for haemodialysis: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND The lower extremity is increasingly used as an access site in end-stage renal disease patients. However, reports present conflicting results, creating confusion regarding the feasibilityExpand
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Late Rupture of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm After Previous Endovascular Repair
Purpose: To report a systematic literature review of late rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and the results of a pooled analysis of causes,Expand
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A meta-analysis of dialysis access outcome in elderly patients.
BACKGROUND Many authors report inferior patency rates of distal arteriovenous fistulas in elderly patients and others present contradictory results. A meta-analysis of available evidence wasExpand
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A meta-analysis of combined endarterectomy and proximal balloon angioplasty for tandem disease of the arch vessels and carotid bifurcation.
OBJECTIVE High grade stenoses of both the innominate (IA) or common carotid artery (CCA) and the carotid bifurcation are rare and represent a therapeutic dilemma for the treating physician. A hybridExpand
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Endograft Infection After Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Purpose: To report a meta-analysis of the published evidence on the outcomes of aortic endograft infection after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR). Methods: A search of electronic informationExpand
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Endovascular Stent-Graft Repair of Major Abdominal Arteriovenous Fistula: A Systematic Review
Purpose: To evaluate the outcomes of endovascular stent-graft repair of major abdominal arteriovenous fistulas. Methods: The English literature was systematically searched using the MEDLINEExpand
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Clinical applications of robotic technology in vascular and endovascular surgery.
BACKGROUND Emerging robotic technologies are increasingly being used by surgical disciplines to facilitate and improve performance of minimally invasive surgery. Robot-assisted intervention hasExpand
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