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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…

Clinical Review
July 29, 2020
This article will discuss the importance of lesion preparation and will review the technique and the materials to reduce the complications following inflation and deflation of the balloon with special attention to dissection in the below-the-knee (…
Clinical Review
July 28, 2020

The establishment of a guide for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetic foot (DF) and CLI is essential to address its management in the most cost-effective way. Between the appearance of an ulcer and the amputation of the limb,…

Case Series
July 08, 2020

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is the end stage of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and occurs in 1-3% of PAD patients. Patients commonly present with life changing symptoms such as severe rest pain, ulcers, or gangrenous changes and reduced…

Case Report
June 09, 2020

We present an 82-year-old woman with a history of hypertension who presented as a referral to our center for a non-healing ulcer of the left Achilles area. Two months prior to the onset of the wound, the patient underwent two separate…

Case Report
May 06, 2020
We describe the unique case of a symptomatic carotid endarterectomy that challenged our standard operative planning and technical approach during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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