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June 2020

Volume 17 Issue 6
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(6):E126-E130

Venkatesh G Ramaiah, MD; Dinesh Kumar, MD

HonorHealth, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA) represent the 13th leading cause of mortality in the US.1 Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a segmental, full-thickness dilatation of the abdominal aorta exceeding the normal vessel diameter by 50%,…

Original Research
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(5):E121-E125

Daniel Raskin MD1; Boris Khaitovich MD1; Shmuel Balan RT1; Daniel Silverberg MD2, Moshe Halak MD2, Uri Rimon MD1

1Department of Diagnostic Imaging and 2Department of Vascular Surgery, Division of Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel; Affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Continuous advances in endovascular techniques and equipment have increased the therapeutic options for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). The treatment of such patients is no longer limited by the TASC II guidelines.1 Endovasc…

Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(6):E117-E120

Michael Hust MD1; Caroline Fife MD2; Oscar R. Rosales MD3

1University of Texas-McGovern School of Medicine, Houston

2St. Luke’s Hospital, Woodlands, Texas

3Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute; University of Texas-McGovern School of Medicine, Houston

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 dermatologic…

Clinical Review
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(6):E113-116

Jovan N. Markovic, MD; Cynthia K. Shortell, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina

 

Editor's Corner
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(6):E112

Craig Walker, MD, FACC, FACP, Clinical Editor of VDM

Interventional Cardiologist, Founder, President, and Medical Director, Cardiovascular Institute of the South

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine

Hello and welcome to the June 2020 edition of Vascular Disease Management. In this edition I will allow our readers to visit the Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) Virtual Care Center and further discuss our utilization of this cen…

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