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Cardiovascular Disease, Drug Therapy, and Mortality in Covid-19
Abstract Background Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) may disproportionately affect people with cardiovascular disease. Concern has been aroused regarding a potential harmful effect of… Expand
Epidemiology of aortic aneurysm repair in the United States from 2000 to 2010.
OBJECTIVE Broad application of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has led to a rapid decline in open aneurysm repair (OAR) and improved patient survival, albeit at a higher overall cost of care. The… Expand
RETRACTED: Hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine with or without a macrolide for treatment of COVID-19: a multinational registry analysis
Summary Background Hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine, often in combination with a second-generation macrolide, are being widely used for treatment of COVID-19, despite no conclusive evidence of… Expand
Surgical site infections after lower extremity revascularization procedures involving groin incisions.
BACKGROUND We sought to evaluate the incidence, epidemiology, and factors associated with surgical site infections (SSIs) after lower extremity revascularization procedures involving groin incisions… Expand
Carotid endarterectomy national trends over a decade: does sex matter?
BACKGROUND The objective was to evaluate the difference in timing (if any) of in-hospital carotid endarterectomy (CEA) or outcomes of CEA based on sex among men and women hospitalized for carotid… Expand
Predicted shortfall in open aneurysm experience for vascular surgery trainees.
- A. Dua, Gilbert J Upchurch, J. Lee, J. Eidt, S. Desai
- Journal of vascular surgery
- 1 October 2014
OBJECTIVE Since the introduction of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), the volume of open aneurysm repair (OAR) has steadily declined since 2000. The introduction of next-generation devices and… Expand
The effect of hospital factors on mortality rates after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
- A. Dua, Courtney L Furlough, Hunter M. Ray, Sneha Sharma, G. Upchurch, S. Desai
- Journal of vascular surgery
- 1 December 2014
BACKGROUND Patient factors that contribute to mortality from abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair have been previously described, but few studies have delineated the hospital factors that may be… Expand
Outcome predictors of limb salvage in traumatic popliteal artery injury.
BACKGROUND Significantly reduced amputation rates for traumatic popliteal artery injuries have been achieved with improved revascularization and resuscitative techniques. Predictive scores have… Expand
Predictors of poor outcome after carotid intervention.
BACKGROUND A variety of patient factors are known to adversely impact outcomes after carotid endarterectomy (CEA) or carotid artery stenting (CAS). However, their specific impact on complications and… Expand
National trends in utilization of inferior vena cava filters in the United States, 2000-2009.
OBJECTIVE To characterize national trends over a decade in utilization of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters in the U.S. by year, indication, hospital, and patient demographics. METHODS Retrospective… Expand