Commentary

My perspective overall may be a little different given the surgical background — no surprise here. However, I find little to disagree with in Dr. Benenati’s answers and advice. Ten years ago, I would have said that for surgeons there was nothing… | Read More

VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2010;7:E178 _________________________________________________ Upper-limb deep venous thrombosis (DVT), Paget-Schroetter syndrome, or effort thrombosis, is a problem that is commonly misdiagnosed and improperly… | Read More

VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2010;7:E158 The article by Xenos et al reinforces findings from a number of previous studies which have assessed the perioperative and postoperative outcomes in patients who have undergone transfusions following… | Read More

VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2010;7:E157–E157 In the current issue of Vascular Disease Management, the effects of blood transfusion on outcomes of lower-extremity revascularization are discussed in the paper by Eleftherios Xenos and colleagues.… | Read More

In this issue of Vascular Disease Management, the article “Aneurysm Rupture Following Limb Dissection of a Zenith Stent-Graft” by Houbballah et al points out several important issues regarding placement and long-term follow-up of patients with… | Read More

Address for correspondence: Marc E. Mitchell, M.D. James D. Hardy Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Mississippi, 2500 North State Street Jackson, MS 39216. Email: memitchell@surgery.umsmed.edu In the current issue of… | Read More

author: Marc E. Mitchell, MD ___________________________ Since the first endovascular repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm by Parodi in 1990, the problems of incomplete exclusion of the aneurysm and peri-graft leaks have plagued vascular… | Read More

Author: Nicholas J. Morrissey, MD Author Affiliations: From New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY. Correspondence: Nicholas J. Morrissey, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Columbia/Weill Cornell… | Read More

Author: 1Ali Morshedi-Meibodi, MD, 2Theodore A. Tan, MD, 3Aravinda Nanjundappa, MD, RVT, 1Robert S. Dieter, MD, RVT Author Affiliations: From 1Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois, 2Charleston Area Medical Center and 3West Virginia University,… | Read More

1Jeffrey H. Freihage, MD, 2Aravinda Nanjundappa, MD, RVT, 3Pranab Das, MD, 1Robert S. Dieter, MD, RVT Author Affiliations: From 1Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois, 2East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, and 3Memphis Medical… | Read More