Martin V Forlee

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OBJECTIVE Infrainguinal angioplasty provides a minimally invasive alternative to bypass surgery in patients with critical ischemia. This study aimed to determine the 2-year patency, limb salvage, and survival rates in patients who underwent infrainguinal angioplasty in a unit where angioplasty is used preferentially whenever possible for critical ischemia.(More)
INTRODUCTION While endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) has significantly reduced the morbidity associated with open surgery, efforts continue to minimise the surgical insult to the patient. We report our experience of percutaneous EVAR. PATIENTS AND METHODS Since June 2005, 17/20 EVARs (85%) have been attempted percutaneously by deployment of two(More)
This report describes an ischemic stroke after foam injection sclerotherapy of varicose veins in a patient with a patent foramen ovale. Foam injection sclerotherapy has created resurgence in the minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins. The United States Food and Drug Administration halted a clinical phase 2 trial of a commercial preparation of(More)
INTRODUCTION Aortic arch pathology requiring surgery most often affects elderly patients with multiple co-morbidities and represents a significant challenge to both patient and surgeon. MATERIALS AND METHODS This case report describes the repair of an 8.2 cm aortic arch aneurysm arising at the origin of the left subclavian artery using a combined(More)
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