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Volume 8 - Issue 9 - September 2011

September 2011 Issue 9 Volume 8

Editorial Commentary

Frank J. Criado
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Intervention; Union Memorial Hospital/MedStar Health
Baltimore, Maryland

The word debunking has come into relatively common use these days, and not just in medicine. It is constructed from the prefix de-, meaning “to remove,” and the word bunk. But what’s the origin of the word bunk… denoting the nonsense that is to be re…

Interview by Amanda Wright

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Original Research

Sherif Sultan, MD and Niamh Hynes, MD

AbstractObjective. Compare effectiveness of subintimal angioplasty versus bypass surgery for TASC C and D femoropopliteal lesions. Methods. Of 1076 patients referred with pulmonary vascular disease from 2002 to 2007, 206 SIAs in 190 patients and 128…
Case Files with Dr. George

Vincent Varghese, DO and Jon C. George, MD

AbstractVenous thromboembolic disease (VTE), including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus, is a frequent occurrence in clinical medicine. Isolated inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombus, however, is a rare finding. Current treatment options for VT…
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