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Aortic Interventions

Articles
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%, although an aneurysm diameter of 3.0 cm is commonly regarded as the threshold. The natural history is…
Interviews
Vascular Disease Management  spoke with Daniel Clair, MD, Chairman of the Department of Surgery for the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group in Columbia, South Carolina. Dr Clair discussed the impact of…
Original Research
Aorto-enteric fistula (AEF) is defined as a communication between the aorta and the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. AEF is either primary or secondary.1 Primary AEF is a communication between the aorta…
ISET Session Coverage
At an International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) talk on choosing between fenestrated endografting (FEVAR) and standard endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) with adjuncts, Benjamin Starnes…
Articles
Acute type A aortic dissection is a “total catastrophe in all segments” said Joseph Bavaria, MD, Director of the Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
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