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Volume 18, Issue 2 - February 2021

February 2021 Issue 2 Volume 18

Case Report

Osama Shoeib, MD, PhD1; Hazem Warda, MD, PhD2

1Alhyatt Heart and Vascular Center; Alexandria, Egypt

2Tanta University, Cardiology Department; Tanta, Egypt

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 durin…
Case Report

Sara Mokhtari; Salima Hamraoui; Imane Kamaoui; Ihsan Alloubi; Adnane Benzirar; Omar el Mahi 

Vascular Surgery, Radiology, and Thoracic Surgery Departments, Mohammed VI University Hospital Center; Oujda, Morocco

Mohammed I University; Faculty of medicine and pharmacy; Oujda, Morocco

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 infiltratio…
Case Report

Carolina Magalhães Britto Rodrigues1; Juliana Sansão Pala1; Lívia Maria Garcia Melro2; Monize Paula Baraldi1; Rodrigo Afonso Silva Sardenberg3

1União das Faculdades dos Grandes Lagos, São José do Rio Preto (SP), Brazil

2Department of Intensive Medicine, Hospital Samaritano Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil

3Advanced Research Center in Medicine, União das Faculdades dos Grandes Lagos (UNILAGO) and United Health Group's Brazil (UHG), Thoracic Surgery Department, São Paulo, Brazil

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 hospita…
Editor's Corner

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

Welcome to the February 2021 edition of Vascular Disease Management. There are multiple articles of interest this month. I have chosen to comment on Dr. Osama Shoeib and colleagues’ article “Transradial Carotid Artery Stenting Complicated With Neck H…
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