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September 2020

Volume 17 Issue 9
Case Report and Brief Review
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(9):E186-E189

Raed M. Ennab

Department of Clinical Sciences and Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine

Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan

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 for…

Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(9):E183-E185

Nicolas W Shammas, MD, MS; W John Shammas, MBA

Midwest Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Davenport, IA, USA

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 genera…

Case Report
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(9):E179-E182

Rui Abreu, MD1; Joaquin Vallespin, MD2; José Ibeas, MD3

1Nephrology Department, Centro Hospitalar Tâmega e Sousa, Penafiel, Portugal

2Vascular Surgery Department, Hospital Parc Taulí Sabadell, Hospital Universitario, Institut d’Investigació i Innovació Parc Taulí I3PT, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain

3Nephrology Department, Hospital Parc Taulí Sabadell, Hospital Universitario, Institut d’Investigació i Innovació Parc Taulí I3PT, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain

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 fistul…

Editor's Corner
VASCULAR DISEASE MANAGEMENT 2020;17(9):E178

Craig Walker, MD, FACC, FACP

Clinical Editor, 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 September 2020 edition of Vascular Disease Management. I have chosen to comment on Dr. Nicolas Shammas’ article “Management of Thrombotic Occlusion of the Femoropopliteal Artery and Proximal Tibial Vessels in a Covid-19 Patie…
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