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Case Report
February 17, 2021

Carotid artery stenting (CAS)—when performed by an experienced operator using an embolic protection device—provides a good alternative for carotid endarterectomy in high-risk patients. While femoral artery access is considered the gold standard…

Case Report
February 17, 2021

Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) represents a partial or total obstruction of the superior vena cava (SVC). The obstruction may be acute or chronic. Various etiologies of SVCS have been reported. It includes an extrinsic compression, an…

Case Report
February 16, 2021

Severe acute respiratory distress syndrome in association with coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a human coronavirus infection (COVID-19). At the time of this research more than 43 million cases have been reported around the world since the first…

Case Report and Review
January 13, 2021

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) and coronary artery disease (CAD) are the onset of arterial occlusions leading to symptoms associated with claudication and angina, respectively. In most cases, the stenosis is due to the development of…

Case Report and Review
December 17, 2020
A 76-year-old female who developed sudden and severe left calf and foot pain after recent travel was found to have subtotal occlusion of the left popliteal artery and critical limb ischemia. Vascular access in the right common femoral artery with a…
Case Report and Review
November 18, 2020

Kawasaki disease is a systemic vasculitis, whose most feared complication is coronary artery involvement.1 Factors such as male gender, younger age at onset, and prolonged fever have been linked to the development of coronary artery…

Case Report
October 13, 2020

Program introduced to improve health outcomes delivers additional value in protecting those most at-risk from COVID-19. When Vascular Care of Texas originally started looking into remote patient monitoring (RPM) as a means of improving health…

Case Report and Brief Review
September 17, 2020

Foramen ovale is an interatrial shunt in the heart of the fetus that allows the passage of oxygenated blood to the systemic circulation. It usually closes soon after birth; however, it may not close and remains permeable into adulthood. Patent…

Case Report
September 15, 2020

COVID-19 triggers an inflammatory condition caused by the SARS-Cov-2 virus. Thrombotic events have been commonly described in patients with COVID-19 and they are responsible for a large percentage of deaths seen from this virus. There is no…

Case Report
September 15, 2020

Native arteriovenous fistula is considered the gold standard of vascular access for hemodialysis due to higher patency rates and fewer complications.1 However, problems such as stenosis, thrombosis, aneurysm, infection, high-flow…

Case Report
August 19, 2020

Aneurysms of the gluteal arteries are very rare and can arise from the superior or inferior branches. Pseudoaneurysms are more common and are usually associated with trauma. Taking a purely operative approach to treat these aneurysms and the…

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